Curtis D. DeVries, 26, of Iowa Falls and formerly of McGregor, Iowa died Sunday, July 8, 2012 following an extended illness.
Curt was born November 30, 1985 in Eldora, Iowa. He was the son of Douglas and Amy Kalvelage DeVries. Curt was a 2004 graduate of Anamosa High School. Following high school Curt attended Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Curt assisted his father with duties at the Thornburg-DeVries Funeral Home in McGregor, Lansing and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. He was currently enrolled as a student at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, studying pre-pharmacy. Curt enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and kayaking.
He is survived by his father Douglas and Marilyn DeVries of Savage, Minnesota; his mother Amy DeVries of Dubuque, Iowa; one brother, Daniel DeVries of Savage, Minnesota; paternal grandparents, Susan DeVries of Steamboat Rock, Iowa; Jan and James Murray of Morehead City, North Carolina; maternal grandparents Robert and Jane Kalvelage of Dubuque, Iowa and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Calvin DeVries on April 25, 2002.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Monday, July 16, 2012 at the Steamboat Rock Cemetery at Steamboat Rock, Iowa. The Rev. Bruce Bailey will officiate.
Memorials may be directed to the Make-a-Wish Foundation in memory of Curt DeVries.
Thornburg – Grau Funeral Homne and Cremation Service of McGregor, Iowa is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be left with: www.thornburg-graufuneralhome.com