ISAAC H. CURTISS JR., 78 CALEDONIA - Isaac H. Curtiss Jr., 78, of Caledonia passed away peacefully at home surrounded by friends, family and his beloved dog Sadie. Born July 1, 1934, in Evanston, to Isaac and Dorothy (Hopkins) Curtiss Sr. Graduated from Lake Forest College with a bachelor's degree in business. Married his loving wife, Susan McCready, on Dec. 19, 1956, in Winnetka. Served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He owned an insurance executive benefits company called Curtiss and Anderson for more than 30 years. Isaac was a recipient of the Silver Skates award, a National Champion in Speed Skating and a member of the Skokie Country Club. He loved hiking and was an avid golfer. Survivors include wife, Susan; sons, Isaac Curtiss III of San Diego, Calif., and John (Susan) Curtiss of Rockton; daughter, Karen (Robert) Kujawski of Hartland, Wis.; grandchildren, Isaac Curtiss IV, Jim and Elizabeth Curtiss, and Kurtis, Jamie and Mattie Kujawski; step-grandchildren, Brian, Mike and Ashley Dombeck; and special caregivers, Tonya and Barbara. Predeceased by parents, Isaac and Dorothy; sister, Ann; and two granddaughters, Angela and Jessie. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory (Mulford Chapel) 1860 S. Mulford Road. Visitation from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ASPCA Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20077, or Disabled Veterans National Foundation, P.O. Box 96648, Washington, DC 20090. Express condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford
Rockford, IL 61108
Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2013