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Janet Irene Kurz – 1937 – 2016

Chris Marchand

Chris Marchand served as editor of the Dryden Observer from August 2009 to April 2018.
Janet Irene Kurz – 1937 – 2016

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Janet Irene Kurz, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.  Janet passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in the Dryden Regional Health Center.

Janet will be dearly missed by her husband of 60 years, Larry Kurz, sons Ken Kurz (Gwen) and Dan Kurz, daughter Vicki Kurz (George Friesen), grandchildren: Amber Robson (Dane), Jeff Kurz (Keric Funk), Sarah Wrolstad (Chris), Fallon Slack (Chris Parkhouse), Hannah and Isabelle Keefe, by great granddaughters Ava, Lara and Mia as well as many other relatives and friends. 

Family was everything.

As per Janet’s wishes there will be no service and a private interment of ashes will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations to the Dryden Regional Health Center Foundation may be made online or through Stevens Funeral Home, P.O. Box 412, Dryden P8N 2Z1.  Condolences may be posted on

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