Doris June Kurth
                           May 17, 1930 -- November 16, 2017

Doris June Kurth, 87, LaGrange, formerly of Middlebury died Thursday,
November 16, 2017 at Millers Merry Manor. She was born May 17, 1930
in White Butte, South Dakota to John and Katie Sittner Frey, ethnic
Germans from the Ukraine of Russia. On August 17, 1958 she married
Robert Kurth in Morristown, South Dakota. Doris was a member of St.
Johns EV Lutheran Church in Sturgis, MI. Doris was a resident in
Middlebury for approximately 26 years. She is survived by her husband,
Bob, children, Mark Allen (Kelly) Kurth, Pleasant Prairie, WI, Marty Ray
(Martha) Kurth, Glenshaw, PA. Four grandchildren, Megan, Ryan, Philip
and Natalie and one great-granddaughter, Laila. She was preceded in
death by her parents, 1 sister and 1 brother. Siblings surviving are
sisters Dorothy Rabenberg (twin sister), Kathryn Hinker, Betty Nolting,
and Margaret Wagner and two brothers, Harold Frey and Norman Frey.
She received her elementary education in a one-room school in South
Dakota and was a graduate of Northwestern Lutheran Academy,
Mobridge, SD and attended Northern State Teachers College,
Aberdeen, SD, Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN, and Carthage
College, Kenosha, WI. She was a teacher in several Lutheran schools,
Mount Calvary in Kimberly, WI, St. Paul’s in Milwaukee, WI, St. John’s,
Fremont, WI, Epiphany at Racine, WI and 17 years at Friedens,
Kenosha, WI. Family and friends may call from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:
00 p.m. Friday, November 24, at the Miller Stewart Funeral Home,
Middlebury, IN. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one
hour before on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran
Church at 1108 E. Lafayette St., Sturgis, MI. Pastor Darin Warnecke will
officiate. A luncheon will be served after the services with burial at 2:00
pm in Grace Lawn Cemetery in Middlebury. Memorials may be given to
St. John's Lutheran Church in Sturgis, MI .  

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To Bob, Mark and Marty, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May happy
memories ease your pain. My sincerest sympathy and prayers to all.
From: Jackie Beane
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