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Thursday, May 4, 2023
Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)
Curtis Dean Deutscher, age 69 passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023, at his home in Ellis, Kansas. Curtis was born March 16, 1954, in Hays, Kansas, the son of Carl H. and Amy E. (Moore) Deutscher.
Curtis attended school in Ellis, graduating in 1973. While in high school he worked one summer for his brother, Gary, at his Texaco station. Following graduation, he worked in construction.
Curtis worked at Travenol for 15 years for Wal-Mart. He retired August 31, 2022, working 30 years for EnerSys.
Curtis loved fishing, singing Elvis’s songs and his dog, Rascal. He was an avid reader and enjoyed putting puzzles together. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Ellis.
Curtis was preceded in death by his father, Carl on Nov. 5, 1984, his mother, Amy on December 18, 1985, and brother-in-law George E. Stewart December 12, 1986
Surviving are his brother, Gary E. Deutscher and wife, Rosetta of Hays; his sister, Joyce Ann Stewart of Hays; Nephews: Keith Deutscher, Tennessee, Bruce Deutscher and wife, Gina, Stockton, KS, Brad Stewart and wife, Tammy, Hays, KS; a niece, Amy Phelps and husband, Codie of Bentonville Arkansas; Great nephews and nieces, Zachary Deutscher, Denver, CO, Kyle (Brandi) Deutscher, Bristol, IN, Cody (Ashley) Deutscher, Norton, KS and their children, Simon, Collins and Alan, Casey (Kennedy) Deutscher, Garden City, KS and their children Avery and Nash Jesse Stewart and son River, Hays, Taylor (Jonata) Roacho and daughter, Luna, Wamego, Emeree, Ellasyn and Everly Phelps of Bentonville Arkansas.
Memorial services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637. Inurnment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis, KS.
A visitation will be held Thursday, 1:30 pm until service time at the funeral home.