November 13, 1927 - June 25, 2015


Funeral services will be at 1:00P.M. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynvesille, MN for Rev. Norval Henry Curry age 87 of Paynesville who died on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Fr. Randy Welsand of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior of Little Falls, MN will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at the Dawson County Cemetery in Glendive, MT. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home.

Norval was born on November 13, 1927 in Chicopee, MA, the son of Archie R. and Elizabeth (Henry) Curry. He was raised in Chicopee and graduated from the local high school. He then went on to West New England College where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and then went on to divinity school at Berkley Divinity School in New Haven, CT and College of St. Chads in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and was ordained a Episcopal Minister in 1959. Norval was united in marriage to Patricia Anne Dawson on May 15. 1962 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Three children were born to this union. He served various in congregations in Minnesota, Montana and the upper mid-west. He retired in 1990 to his cabin on Rice Lake near Paynesville, MN.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Patricia in 1989, two sisters, Ruth and Marilyn, and one brother Hugh.

He is survived by his three children, Hugh (Shelley) Curry, Lynne (Scott) Gibson and Sharon (Bill) Welch, 7 grandchildren, and one brother David (Janice) Curry, other relatives and many friends.