August 12, 1940 - June 9, 2016

 

Memorial Services will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Curtis “Curt” J. Wilcox, age 75, who passed away Thursday at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. Pastor Doug Vagle will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Curtis John Wilcox was born Aug. 12, 1940 in Chisholm to Merle & Margaret (Schmidt) Wilcox. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1960. Curt married Bonnie (Wanless) Nyberg on July 8, 1983 in Pine City. He lived in Eveleth prior to moving to Sauk Rapids. He was a teacher at Sauk Rapids Rice for 27 years. Curt also worked as a construction superintendent for Coborn Land Company. He was responsible for building many beautiful parks throughout the St. Cloud area. He was a Boy Scout for over 65 years. Some of his accomplishments included becoming an Eagle Scout, The Silver Beaver Award and Centurion Award. Curt enjoyed canoeing, camping, fishing, woodworking and gardening. He was a loving, kind, creative, generous, loyal and intelligent man.

Curt is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie of Sauk Rapids; son and daughters, Tim (Brenda) Wilcox of Sauk Rapids, Megan (Ryan) Ludwig of Richmond, and Carissa Wilcox of Sauk Rapids; brother, Gary (Kathi) Wilcox of Eveleth; mother-in-law, Joy Wanless of Pine City; grandchildren, Michael (Leisha), Michelle (Derrick), Landon, Andrew, Lillian and Levi; great grandson, Riley and many nieces and nephews. Curt was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jason; father-in-law, Ronald Wanless; brother-in-law, Ron Wanless and sister-in-law, Vicki Pomidoro.

A special thank you to the staff at St. Croix Hospice and St. Benedict’s Senior Community for all the loving care given to Curt.