Paul Kurtzbein, 58, of Edina, and originally of Montevideo, passed away on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
A Celebration of Life gathering with family and friends will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 1 to 3 p.m., with a time of sharing beginning at 2 p.m,. at United Methodist Church in Montevideo. Arrangements are with Anderson - TeBeest Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Bring It Home, or a charity of your choice.
Paul David Kurtzbein was born in Montevideo, April 28, 1961, to Robert and June (Sunderland) Kurtzbein. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church in Montevideo and joined the Methodist church after his confirmation. Paul attended Montevideo High School and graduated in 1979. He was a real athlete throughout high school playing both football and running track and lettering in both sports. Following his graduation, he attended Minnesota State University - Mankato for a short time period before moving to Minneapolis and attending the Minnesota School of Business. Paul worked in sales and insurance while living in Minneapolis and eventually relocated to Edina where he resided until his passing.
Paul thoroughly enjoyed reading, mostly non-fiction, and watching track meets and soccer on TV. He had a kind and caring nature, which was evident in his weekly phone calls to his mother, and really wanted to enjoy life to the fullest. He will deeply missed by his family and many friends.
Paul is survived by his mother, June; siblings, Robert, of Minneapolis, Kim Velde, of Montevideo, and Heidi (and Arlin) Bergo, of Montevideo; two nieces; two nephews; two great-nephews; special friends, Alan and Nancy Giacomuzzi; and numerous aunts, uncles and other extended family.
Preceding him in death were his father, maternal grandparents and paternal grandparents.