|3 Dec., 1936 - The Enterprise|
DR. J.M. CURTIS DIES SUDDENLY
Resident of Tecumseh for 22 Years. Native of Washington County
Word reached Blair early in the week of the death of Dr. J. M. Curtis of Tecumseh, Nebraska. Dr. Curtis is a native of Washington county, having been born at Bell Creek, now Arlington, on November 17, 1866.
He studied medicine, and his first practice was at Alma, Colorado, where he located in 1894. He later moved to Fort Calhoun, where he continued the practice of medicine until in 1914 when he move to Tecumseh, where he practiced until his death.
On July 9, 1890 he was married to Miss Margaret Russell at Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, and to this union three children were born: Russell F. Curtis of Chadron; Kenneth A. who enlisted for service in the World war and died at the Great Lakes naval hospital near Chicago; and Miss Dorothy Curtis, who lives at home and teaches at Grand Island.
Besides the immediate family, he leaves to mourn his death three brothers: Samuel Collins Curtis of Omaha; F. M. of Topeka, Kansas; and A.G. of Blair and one sister, Mrs. Hugo Haack of Blair.
The Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon, the local Legion post having charge of the services, he having served in the World war and interment was made in the Tecumseh cemetery.
~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~