Curtis Kornfuehrer was born in Austin, TX at the original St. David's Hospital on December 2, 1951. He attended Travis High School until Crocket High School was built and then graduated in 1970. Curtis earned his degree in Criminology from Southwest Texas State. He was employed by the Travis County Jail while attending SWT State, moved to the Travis County Sheriff's Department for three years until finally becoming an Austin Police Department Officer. Curtis retired from APD as a Lieutenant in 2005.
Curtis loved all kinds of music and enjoyed his years playing in bands with different friends. The last band he played with was with a group of fellow Austin Police Department officers and the band's name was Undercover. He had a love / hate relationship with golf and never gave it up.
Curtis was a wonderful father, son, husband, brother, and cousin who had many friends he cherished. He considered his greatest accomplishments to be his two children who he loved unconditionally and always supported.
Curtis is survived by his wife Sandi, son Ben, daughter Taylor, brother David and father Stanley Kornfuehrer and many extended family members. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the following: Health Alliance of Austin Musicians, P.O. Box 301496/Austin, TX 78703-0025; The First Tee of Greater Austin, Attn: Development Dept., 5501 Ed Bluestein Blvd., Austin, TX 78723
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Harrell Funeral Home in Austin. A funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, March 17, 2014 at Harrell Funeral Home in Austin, TX.
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