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Franlin Leon Kurtz

January 11, 1960 - October 8, 2013

Viewing will take place at 12:00 Noon Monday, October 14, 2013 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 p.m., October 14, 2013, also at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Final burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in his name to your local food bank or the Goodwill.

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Franklin Leon Kurtz, 53, of Sweet Home, Oregon died Tuesday, October 8, 2013. He was born in Stayton to Floyd and Margie (Leach) Kurtz.

Frank moved to Sweet Home with his family from Jefferson in 1976. He worked in lumber mills until he broke his back and became disabled. Frank enjoyed building things and being outdoors, fishing, hunting, and camping.

He is survived by: his father, Floyd Kurtz of Sweet Home; and sisters, Jo Ellen Orr of Lyons, Wendy Beachem of Scio, and Melaina Mendez of Jefferson. Frank was preceded in death by his mother, Margie Kurtz; and a sister, Lori.

Viewing will take place at 12:00 Noon Monday, October 14, 2013 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 p.m., October 14, 2013, also at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Final burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in his name to your local food bank or the Goodwill.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.