Robert Price “Bob” Curtis, 75, of Mishawaka passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, March 28th in his residence surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born July 18, 1945 in Mishawaka to the late Lois G. (Price) and Warren E. Curtis and was a lifetime area resident. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Curtis. On May 11, 1968 in South Bend he married his sweetheart of Sigma Chi, Karen Mangerich, who survives. He is also survived by his two daughters, Anne Curtis (Bo Altes) of Milwaukee, WI and Betha Christopher (Ted) of State College, PA; three loving grandchildren, Madeleine, Bryson, and Anna Christopher; his sister, Charlotte Bowers (Doug) of Tucson, AZ; and a brother, James Curtis (Jeanne) of Scottsdale, AZ.
Bob graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1963, and earned a Bachelor of Economics from Hanover College in 1967. He spent his life supporting the community through financial planning and community service. In 1978 he joined The Healy Group, helped to incorporate the business, and served as President for 10 years.
Bob’s work in the community of Mishawaka and South Bend was extensive, and a great source of pride for his family. Some of his endeavors included Chairman of The Family/Children's Center Foundation; Chairman of The United Religious Community, which helped to form The Center for the Homeless in South Bend. He was Chairman of the Life Underwriters Association, a longtime member of Million Dollar Round Table, and Mishawaka Lions Club. He was an Elder of Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, South Bend, advocate for Young Life Michiana, and a supporter and patron of the Penn High School music programs.
A memorial gathering will be held later this year. Palmer Funeral Home – Welsheimer North Chapel and Southlawn Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions in Bob’s name may be made to Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 115 S. Francis St., South Bend, IN, 46617, www.sunnysidechurch.org. Family and friends may leave email condolences and memories at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
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