David J. Kurth
January 11, 1950 - January 1, 2019

David J. Kurth

David J. Kurth
Jan 11, 1950 - Jan 1, 2019

David J. Kurth

David J. Kurth, 68, Mesa, AZ (formerly Mt. Pleasant) died January 1, 2019 from pancreatic cancer.
Born January 11, 1950 in Granville, IA, he was the son of Lawrence and Armella Kurth. His family moved to Scottsdale, AZ in 1960. He met his wife, Sharon Spraker (formerly of New London), in Arizona; they married July 2, 1977. He worked as a mechanic most of his life and while in Mt. Pleasant worked at Mt. Pleasant Tire. He enjoyed time spent with family, being outdoors and hiking.

Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Kurth and Darla Kurth, both of Mesa; sisters, Diane (Steven) Guess & Sharon (Phil) Gekas; brother Dale (Valarie) Kurth; sisters-in-law, Sandra Chrapla & Susan Spraker; three nephews, two nieces; four great-nephews and four great-nieces.

He was preceeded in death by his wife Sharon R. Kurth; parents; older brother, Allen Kurth; and in-laws Emmet and Liz Spraker.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Graveside Inurnment will be held at 10:30 Saturday, May 18th at Burge Cemetery, New London, with Pastor David Mixon officiating. The family will receive friends at Elliott Chapel immediately following the service.


Mary Mordino on Jan 9, 2019

We lost a good person on January 1st. Dave was a special man and loved his daughters very much. I’m so sorry for this loss.



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Burge Cemetery
Oasis Avenue and 257th St.
New London, Iowa 52645
Pastor David Mixon will officiate at a graveside service at 10:30 at Burge Cemetery. The family will receive friends following at Elliott Chapel.

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