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Kurt George Dexter
December 27, 1957-March 26, 2013
Resident of Mountain View
Kurt George Dexter, 55, passed away on March 26, 2013 at the VA Hospital, Palo Alto. Kurt was born December 27, 1957 in Davenport, IA to Jack and Evelyn Dexter. He grew up in Davenport and graduated from Central High School in 1977.
After high school, Kurt enlisted in the
United States Navy
. He proudly served 4 years and was honorably discharged in January of 1981. He worked/made his living for/with APG Cryogenics (formerly) and then Sumitomo Cryogenics where he was employed for over 25 years and made many friends of his co-workers and clients around the world.
Kurt married Marie in 1993 in Maui, Hawaii and were together for 20 years. He was a member of Elks #1471 in Palo Alto, CA.
Kurt enjoyed many outdoor activities, but his passions were golf, fishing and baseball. He was an avid Giants and 49ers fan and loved junior baseball where he coached for a time.
The loves of his life were his kids Jennifer and Jack to which he was arguably the best dad anyone could wish for.
Kurt is survived by his spouse, Marie, his daughter Jennifer, his son Jack, all of Mountain View, CA; his sisters Gayla Dexter of Davenport, IA; Candy (Dave) Vickroy of East Moline, IA, Ann Dexter of Davenport, IA; Kent (Gina) Dexter of Davenport, IA; Jack (Frannie) Dexter of Delmar, IA; and his many cousins, nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Kurt was preceded in death by his loving parents Jack and Evelyn Dexter, may they rest in peace.
Per Kurt's request his remains will be cremated. A remembrance will be held at Spangler Mortuary, 399 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 1:00pm. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at the
on El Camino in Palo Alto immediately following services.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Mar. 28, 2013
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