Donald “Doc” Kurtenbach was born July 5, 1930, at Mitchell to Peter and Loretta (Rowe) Kurtenbach. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1946. On April 1, 1969 he married Betty Baumgart. Doc worked for Myers Oil for a number of years. He was a member of the American Legion and Holy Family Catholic Church. Doc was known for never driving a dirty automobile.
He is survived by his children: Joshua (Laura) Kurtenbach of Mitchell, Lisa (Brian) Hannum of GreenBay WI, Tim (Jennifer) Wethor of Brandon, Angela Wethor of Minneapolis MN, Penny Baumgart of Mitchell, and his children from a previous marriage to MaryLou Haines, Shanna (Dean) Weiss of Mitchell, Susan Kurtenbach of Mitchell, Sharon (Ken) Swanson of Morrison IL, Scott of FL, Sonia (David) Schroeder of Morrison IL; twenty-three grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, and three sisters; Sonia, Betty and Inez.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty and his parents.