Beloved Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa Age 85, of Shoreview Died on January 25, 2013. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Bonnie; brother Martin, sister Dorothy. Survived by daughters, Valerie (Mark) Swedlund, Karen (David) Jensen, Marsha Kurka, and Kimberly (Juan) Manigault; grandchildren, Matt (Sarah), Nick (Jenn), Mikaela, Torrie, Nathan (Nicole), Rachel (Dan) and Jon; great-grandchildren, Lila, Jonathan, Molly and Emily; brother Ralph (Alice); nieces and nephews. Retired 3M Chemist with three patents. Kurt loved his family, was an avid gardener and fix-it man, and enjoyed the outdoors. Funeral service 11 AM Saturday, Feb. 2 at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 499 Wacouta St., St. Paul. Visitation 4-7 PM, Friday, Feb.1 at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL, 515 Hwy 96 W at Mackubin, Shoreview and one hour prior to the service at church. Burial Monday, Feb. 4 at Ft. Snelling. Memorials preferred to First Baptist Church.