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Kurt A. Myers

Kurt A. Myers, 54, Woodstock, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born March 1, 1959, in Woodstock to Jack and Karen (McNeese) Myers.  

On Aug. 22, 1987, he married Vicki Schmidtman in Woodstock.

He was a quality control technician and worked for Union Special for more than 32 years.  

He was a Chicago sports fan and especially liked to watch Chicago Cubs games.  He enjoyed fishing, golfing  and traveling.  His family’s lake house in Wisconsin was one of his favorite places to visit.  

He  also liked to coach children in Little League as well as softball, and watching his son bowl also was  something he cherished.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Zachary; his parents; a grandmother, Doris McNeese; a brother, Kevin (Gail) Myers; two sisters, Dawn (William) Meade and Thea (John) Hoffman; two uncles, Terry (Gretchen) McNeese and William Reynolds; an aunt, Anette Levie; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and one grandniece.

A memorial gathering and service were May 31 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.  All other services were private.

Memorials can be sent to Gavers Community Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1724, Woodstock, IL 60098; the Make-A-Wish Foundation; or the family for Zachary’s education fund.

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