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3200 Stanley Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: 715-344-2113
Fax: 715-344-2166
Kurt Harms

Kurt E. Harms

Sunday, May 23rd, 1943 - Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Kurt E. Harms age 78, of Stevens Point, passed away Saturday June 19, 2021 at Aspirus Hospital in Stevens Point after a courageous 2 year battle with pancreatic cancer.
Services for Kurt will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday June 26, 2021 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel; 3200 Stanley St. Friends and relatives will gather to share memories from 10:00 AM until the time of services on Saturday, at Shuda's. In lieu of flowers memorials will be established in Kurt's name for Plover/Whiting Youth Baseball and the Portage County Humane Society.
Kurt was born May 23, 1943 in Rochelle, IL, the son of Earl and Jean (Slothower) Harms. He graduated from Rochelle High School in 1961. Kurt then attended Western Illinois University where he lettered for the football and baseball teams. He married Mary Castor on June 12, 1965 in Rochelle. Kurt began his career at Del Monte and the couple moved to Sleepy Eye, MN; Mendota IL; Idaho; and Utah, until moving to Stevens Point in 1977. He retired from Del Monte in 1998 as plant supervisor. Kurt enjoyed fishing, woodworking, all sports, and was an avid Packer fan when they were not playing the Bears, and a Brewer fan when they were not playing the Cardinals.
Kurt is survived by his wife Mary, Stevens Point and their children: Mark (Catelin) Harms, Milwaukee; Eric Harms, Stevens Point; Kelli (Caitlin) Harms, Oshkosh; granddaughter Greta Harms.
He is also survived by his brother Fritz (Shawn) Harms of Sugar Grove IL, niece Karyn Williams, Frisco, TX; niece Danielle Harms, Chicago, IL, nephew Kyle Harms, Indianapolis, IN; niece Debbie (Larry) Bryant, He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Connie Weber, infant sister Hollis; and nephew Douglas Fugate.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 26th, 2021 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    Saturday, June 26th, 2021 10:00am - 10:45am
    Shuda Funeral Chapel
    3200 Stanley Street
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 26th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Saturday, June 26th, 2021 11:00am
    Shuda Funeral Chapel
    3200 Stanley Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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With heartfelt condolences and much love, Adam, Daria, Tim and Jenny

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pt & Jack Weeks

Posted at 01:05pm
Dearest Mary and family,

Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss, our prayers are with you, your children, brother Fritz and family during this difficult time.

We ached as we shared the news of Kurt's passing. Can't believe he is gone! We hope our memories growing up in Rochelle and of the "glory days" of Hubs football will be of some comfort to all of you.

Our Rochelle family friendships run pretty deep and long.
Fritz shared a high school football team picture not long ago of his dad Earl Harms side by side with Chuck Weeks, father of Tom, Jack and JP. Sons Kurt and Jack played the same positions at the same school years later.

Kurt's mom Jean and Jack's mom Helen were good friends. They shared stories of the two year olds sleeping in the same playpen as they chatted. Kurt's blond head and Jack's redhead at rest. The mom's whispering because they knew the mayhem would start again soon enough.

We have all been good friends since grade school, enjoying sports, first cars, first cigars and first loves. We grew up, moved off to new lives and new families but reconnected with our wives at high school reunions and created more wonderful times together.

We may have played our last football game together in 1961 but it seems like just yesterday. 60 years have passed in a blink of an eye. Kurt was always the heart of our defence at his position of middle linebacker. He was vicious, a sure tackler, always hawking the ball and sensing the flow of the opposition. Jack says, "From my position at safety, directly behind Kurt, I often was able to follow him and just clean up what was left to do".

Our bud Kurt was a man of few words and a great heart! Our captain! Our MVP! Go HUBs!

Thank you for letting us share how much Kurt meant to us.
Please know that your friends love you Mary and wish we could all be with you as you lay Kurt to rest. We wish you and the family peace and hearts rest.

Bonnie & Tom Ackland
Julie & Jim Dentler
Jean & Jim Shangle
pt & Jack Weeks

Plover/Whiting Youth Baseball and Portage County Humane Society will both receive funds in Kurt's name.

Nick, Kelly, Charlotte, and Isaiah Zanders

Posted at 07:58am
Sending our love and deepest sympathies. - The Zanders
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Lisa porter Posted at 10:18am

Prayers to the family our condolences lisa and jody porter

Roger P Ahlensdorf

Posted at 04:32pm
Marry & family and Fritz. Susie and I are so sorry to hear about Kurt's passing. May God Bless & Comfort you and your family members at this very difficult time.
Roger & Susie Ahlensdorf

George & Pam Stangley

Posted at 02:45pm
Fritz - Thinking of you, buddy!! Remember the laughter

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