Kurt Frederic Pfeiffer, P.E.
Aug 26, 1934 - Feb 1, 2014
Resident of Lafayette
Kurt Frederic Pfeiffer, 79, passed away on February 1, 2014. Kurt is survived by his wife Mary Ann, their son and daughter-in-law William and Kimberly Pfeiffer with their children Jackie and Kyle Pfeiffer, their son and son-in-law Charles and Turtle Pfeiffer, and their son and daughter-in-law Andrew and Jennifer Pfeiffer and their children Keira and Mia Pfeiffer. Carolyn Tasker, his sister, and Craig Pfeiffer, his brother, as well as nieces and nephews will miss Kurt as well.
Kurt was born in Olivia, Minnesota on August 26, 1934. After he married his high school sweetheart, Mary Ann Manthei in 1956, Kurt graduated from University of Minnesota in 1957 with a degree in both Chemical Engineering and Business. Later that year Kurt and Mary Ann moved to California where Kurt worked for Chevron. Kurt retired from Chevron after 35 years as a chemical engineer. He was also licensed in California as a Professional Engineer.
Kurt became an avid learner early in life beginning with a hobby of stamp collecting. He enjoyed traveling, photography, fishing and boating. The health and preservation of the Delta became Kurt's adopted environmental cause. He was a loving husband and father, and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Memorial service pending at this time.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Feb. 9, 2014