Marion Ruth Curry

Marion Curry passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm.

A memorial celebration will be held at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James from 4-7pm on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Private family burial will take place at Mt. Hope Cemetery in St. James.

Marion Ruth (Smith) Curry was born January 14, 1936 at the home of her parents, Chester & Everill (Barklow) Smith in Bingham Lake, MN. Her family moved to Butterfield when she was 4 yrs old and attended school there until 6th grade. Being her folks were farmers they did move quite a bit and they moved to the Truman Lewisville area on a Tilney farm in 1948. She attended school in Truman from 6th thru 10th grade. In 1952 moved to her grandpas farm by Bingham Lake and attended Windom High School graduating in 1954. She worked at First National Bank of Windom and then the Toro Company until she married and moved to St. James. She worked several different jobs in St. James.

Marion is survived by her children; Kenneth Curry of Apache Junction, AZ, Denise (Tom) Olson of St. James, Jeff Curry of St. James, Sandra Brehmer of St. James, Susan (Tim) Paulson of Silver Bay, MN, 8 grandchildren; Erin (Paul) Thompson of Silver Bay, Ryan Paulson of St. James, Taylor Paulson of Silver Bay, Amy (Brandon)Viland of North Mankato, Adam Olson of Storm Lake, IA, A.J. Olson of North Mankato, Sadie (Mike) Rezac of Eagle Lake, Cheyanne Bowers of Seattle, WA, 6 great-grandchildren; Addison Paulson, Ava Thompson, Bella Thompson, Josie Thompson, Oliver Viland and Lux Rezac. She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings and grandson Jacob Lee Curry.