Eugene “Gene” Walter Kurz, born on August 7, 1943, peacefully went to be with the Lord at the Hospice House in Bellingham, WA on July 15, 2017, at the age of 73. He was born in Phoenix, AZ to Wilbur and Doris Kurz.
Gene is survived by his children Webster (Jennifer) Kurz and Carrie (Mark) Spring: sister Carole (Ward) Larsen and brother Don (Vickie) Kurz: grandchildren Wesley and Jackie, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death his parents Wilbur and Doris Kurz, sisters Linda Klander and Shirley Oleksuk.
Gene served as an instrument technician for 29 years for the federal government. He served in the Navy for two years and as a reservist for another six. Gene loved working on and with computers, especially Apple products. He was skilled handyman and could fix anything. Gene was always willing serve and help others wherever the need arose. Most importantly, Gene loved the Lord, and loved spending time with his family and friends.
There will be a celebration of life on Thursday, July 20th at 1:00 p.m. at Cornwall Church (4518 Northwest Dr). All are welcome to attend. Memorials may be made to Rebound of Whatcom County (316 E. McLeod Rd., Suite 102 Bellingham).