Delta resident Colin L. Kurtz died Oct. 26, 2018, at HopeWest Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 67.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Inurnment will follow at 3 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction.
Colin Lee Kurtz was born Nov. 3, 1950, to Albert and Joyce (Cox) Kurtz in Jamestown, N.D. He spent his childhood and attended school in North Dakota until the family moved to Montrose. He graduated from Montrose High School in 1968. He served in the U.S. Army and later earned an associate degree in 1978 from Mesa State College.
He was an artist who enjoyed painting, writing poetry, reading and spending time with family.
Mr. Kurtz is survived by his children, Paul (Becky) Kurtz and Wendi Jeffryes; brothers, Brian Kurtz and Lynn Kurtz; sister, Renee (Jim) Lee; grandchildren, Miranda Milham, Cade Kurtz, Lila Kurtz and Chloe Kurtz; and great-grandchildren, Thomas, Deegan and Zayden.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Elizabeth Offerman.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.