Curtis Timm, 63, of Granite Falls died Sunday April 9, 2017, at the Granite Falls Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 13, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Commital Services will be held Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.
Curtis Robert Timm was born on June 13, 1953, in Granite Falls, the son of Alfred and Mavis (Jeseritz) Timm. He was baptized, confirmed and attended parochial school at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wood Lake. Curt graduated from the Granite Falls High School in 1971. On June 16, 1973, Curt was united in marriage to Daphne Ellingson. They lived and raised their family in Granite Falls. They celebrated 43 years of friendship and marriage. Curt and Daphne were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Tysha Kay and Alesha Kay.
Curt was a devoted husband, a loving father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend. He was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where he enjoyed singing in the men’s choir and ushering. Curt’s employment included Hempel Brothers Masonry, Granite Falls Police Reserve and Rodger’s Hydraulic/Victor Fluid Power. Curt enjoyed all God’s gifts on earth. He especially loved spending time outdoors, enjoying wildlife and nature, camping, cooking and spending time at the family farm. He always made time to make his regular visits around town. Curt’s greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren, which he thought the world of.
He is survived by his wife Daphne; children: Tysha (Kyle) Josephson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Alesha (Jeremy) Hjelle of New London; three grandchildren: Ashlyn and Austin Josephson and Parker Hjelle; father Alfred Timm; siblings: Thomas Timm, Jean (Roland) Peirce, Craig (Sue) Timm and Lee Timm; sisters-in-law: Vicki (Mark) Bakken, Ann (Mike) Ree and Jill (Tim) Sand; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mavis Timm, and his mother and father-in-law, Russell and Marlys Ellingson.