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Curtis "Curt" G. Britsch

October 23, 1940 — April 13, 2020

Curtis "Curt" G. Britsch

Curtis “Curt” G. Britsch, 79 passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Eventide Heartland Care Center in Devils Lake, ND.

Curtis Gene was born October 23, 1940 in Rugby ND where he attended a rural school through the eighth grade and graduated from Rugby High School in 1958. After high school he served in the North Dakota National Guard. 

Curt lived in Minnesota for a number of years and was united in marriage to Diane Marie Hanson on November 23, 1970. They later moved to Devils Lake where he established D&M Carpeting.  He also had fun running a fireworks stand for many years. 

Curt enjoyed his free time hunting and fishing. He loved his dogs, all named Patches, and time in the kitchen cooking and baking.  He even taught one of his nieces how to make lefse.  Woodworking was also a hobby that he was very good at and enjoyed. 

He was preceded in death by his son Brian Britsch and parents Lemuel and Ella (Stromme) Britsch.

Curt is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Diane, sisters Evonne Costello, Gillette WY, Sandy Norton Britsch, Eagan MN and Sue (Mark) Westgard, Mandan ND, four nieces, one nephew and special friends Percy Martinson and Tamarack Eschbach.

A celebration of life memorial service will be planned for sometime in the future as restrictions are lifted that are in place for COVID 19.

Condolences may be sent to Diane Britsch 620 14th Avenue NE Apt. #38 in Devils Lake, ND 58301 and to

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