William “Bill” R. Kurtz

William “Bill” R. Kurtz, 81, of rural Klemme, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 13, at Clear Lake Christian Church, Highway 18 West, Clear Lake. Pastor Drew Rietjens officiated. Burial was in the Ell Township Cemetery in Klemme. Visitation was  Friday, Jan. 12, at the Clear Lake Christian Church.

Those wishing to express their sympathies through a memorial in Bill’s memory may wish to consider the Clear Lake Christian Church Memorial Fund, Salvation Army of North Iowa, North Iowa Humane Society, or in care of Bill’s family to 120 North 15th Street, Clear Lake, Iowa. 

Andrews Funeral Home in Klemme, Iowa, was in charge of arrangements.

The complete obituary will be in the Jan. 17b Leader.