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Dieter Kurath, age 91, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 4. He is survived by loving daughters Jane (Dave) Strickler, Gael (Dale) Kurath, and Nina (Todd) Bucher, and stepsons Peter (Claudia) Coburn, and Steve (Mary) Coburn. He was also blessed with six grandchildren and 3 1/2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by cherished first wife Frances W. Kurath, beloved second wife Martha S. Kurath, daughter Linda (Bill) Bassak, and stepson Doug (Colleen) Coburn. Dieter was a kind and gentle human being with a wonderful sense of humor and an eminent nuclear physicist for over 50 years at Argonne National Laboratory. He was a valued member of the Methodist Church of Western Springs and enjoyed his last years with dear friends at the Wyndemere Retirement Community. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory made to a would be appreciated. A Memorial Celebration will be held Saturday, August 24 from 2-5pm at the Wyndemere auditorium, 200 Wyndemere Circle, Wheaton, IL.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Aug. 11, 2013
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