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Dale Curtis

February 1, 1932 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 90)


Dale Leonald Curtis, 90, of Rantoul, IL passed away at 9pm Friday, June 3, 2022.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Louise (Weisman) Curtis.

He is survived by a daughter, Rita Snyder and husband Steve of Peoria, AZ, and a son Larry Curtis and wife Julie of Charlotte, NC, as well as four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Dale was a longtime employee of the University of Illinois. In retirement he enjoyed many winters in Florida. He loved Illini basketball, Cardinals baseball and playing Euchre, having won local tournaments, one as recent as May.  He rarely greeted anyone without sharing a joke. His kind heart and infectious smile will be greatly missed.

There will be a visitation on Wednesday, June 8 from 5-7 pm at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. The funeral service will be on Thursday, June 9 at 11 am at the funeral home with Rev. Dave Ashby officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign and military rites will be accorded. 


In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either the American Heart Association or Trinity Community Fellowship in Rantoul, IL. 

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June 8, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Funeral Service
June 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820


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