Kurtis Dean Maus was born February 8, 1970 in Fargo, ND to Dean and Janice (Ott) Maus. He grew up in Fargo, attending Grace Lutheran School and graduated from Fargo South High School in 1988. He attended Wahpeton State School of Science for Plumbing. He moved to Mitchell in the mid 1990’s to begin working with his brother-in-law selling insurance. He then found his dream job working at Boyd’s Gunstock’s, working there for the past 15 years. On June 6, 2009 he married Carrie Styles Murphy. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he has performed in the Living Last Supper for six years. Kurt will be remembered for his love of family, friends and the great outdoors. He was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed his Alaska bear hunt and bison hunt. Kurt was the person to call when you needed a bonfire built.
Grateful for having been a part of Kurt’s life are his wife, Carrie, daughter Kayleigh, son Killian, his mother, Janice Maus, Fargo, ND, three sisters: Kathy Hektner, Mitchell, Kim (Kenny) Niesen, Fargo, ND, Kelly Redemske, Big Lake, MN, father and mother-in-law, Jack and Sharon Styles, sister-in-law, Theresa (Ryan) Senst, two brothers-in-law: Shawn (Lacy) Styles, Cody (Ronda) Styles and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, brother-in-law, Neil Hektner and grandparents, Frank and Dorothy Maus and Fred and Edna Ott.
A Memorial Fund has been established in Kurt’s name at Wells Fargo Bank
at 403 N. Lawler St. in Mitchell.