Pulliam Funeral Chapel
HERMAN CLAIR CURTIS 85 Quincy, Illinois
VISITATION: 1 - 3 P.M. Saturday March 15, 2008
FUNERAL: 3 P.M. Saturday March 15, 2008 Pulliam Funeral Home –Oblong, IL
MILITARY RITES: At the funeral home by Oblong American Legion Post #219
Herman Clair Curtis, 85, of Quincy, Illinois formerly of Oblong, Illinois passed away at 11:05 A.M. Wednesday March 12, 2008 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Clair was the born in Oblong on November 15, 1922 and was the only child of Roy Ray Curtis and Ruby Fern (Smith) Curtis. He was a self employed contractor installing windows, siding and insulation. Clair was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Army Air Corp as a Staff Sergeant in the 8th Bomber Group. He was a member of the Oblong American Legion Post #219; member with United Commercial Travel Insurance; as well as a Mason and Shrine. Clair enjoyed fishing.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Debbie & Gary Tenbusch; two grandchildren Mark & Audrey Tenbusch and Michelle & Brian Kelley; as well as five great grandchildren
His parents preceded him in death.
In accordance with Clair's wishes, his body will be cremated after the service and his cremains will be buried in Oblong Cemetery.