James Duane Kurth

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, August 18, 1931
Date of Passing: 
Monday, November 18, 2019

James Duane Kurth, 88, of Wooster died on Monday November 18, 2019 at his home.

He was born August 18, 1931 in Neffs, Ohio to James Edward and Dortha Phillips Kurth.  He was a graduate of Ohio University and LaVerne College and had been a math and science teacher in California.

James served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.  He was an avid historian and reader, especially loving war history.

He is survived by his sons Timothy Raymond Kurth and Jason Edward Kurth; three grandchildren; sister Barbara Bostancic of Wooster, a brother William Kurth of St. Clairsville and several nieces and nephews.

James was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Ruth Ann Lucas and Eleanor Sramcik.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 1:30 PM at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Seville.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3500 Embassy Parkway, Suite 150, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

American Cancer Society, 3500 Embassy Parkway, Suite 150, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

Service: 

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 1:30 PM at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Seville.

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May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of James Duane Kurth, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Marin Veteran, James Duane Kurth, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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