Donald "Doc" Kurtenbach


July 5, 1930 - February 23, 2015



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.




Wednesday, February 25, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Holy Family Catholic Church
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
222 North Kimball Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Thursday, February 26, 2015
10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 North Kimball Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Darrell and Marcia Hohn on February 26, 2015
Doc you were so much fun and always smiling. You will be missed. Say Hi to Betty for us Love Darrell and Marcia
Posted by Dwigh & Mary Renshaw on February 25, 2015
Dean, Shanna & Family--We are sorry for the loss for your dad. Cherish the memories and know he is a better place. Hugs and prayers to you and your family. Love you!
Posted by Judy & Terry Beiswanger on February 24, 2015
Weiss family.. sending our love, thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Cherish your memories and hold them close to your heart.
Posted by Randy Storm on February 24, 2015
Thought and prayers Shanna and Dean. Was my mom's favorite cousin.
Posted by Travis & Shaylin Borns on February 24, 2015
Dean, Shanny, & Family: So sorry to hear of the loss of your father.. we are thinking of you.. Sending lots of love, hugs, and prayers from the Borns
Posted by Jamie and Cathy Krall on February 24, 2015
Shanna and Dean and family~ We are so very sorry about the loss of your dad. We will continue to pray for you. ~ Know that some day you will all be together again with Jesus. We love you.
Posted by Gregg and Jody Brower on February 23, 2015
Shanna and Dean and family-our hearts are heavy for you. Losing someone is never easy but know that your dad is now resting peacefully in heaven. Didn't know your dad well but every time we seen him he was never without a smile! Keep those precious memories close to your heart. Love you guys.
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