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Aaron Kurtz

Sep 23rd, 1979 - Dec 15th, 2017

​Committal Service: ​1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Elmwood Cemetery, Flora


   Aaron Kyle Kurtz, age 38, of Potosi, Missouri, passed away December 15, 2017.

   Aaron was born September 23, 1979, in Flora, Illinois.  He was united in marriage to Vanessa Martin on June 27, 2009, and they shared eight years together.  Aaron’s favorite things to do were cutting down trees and starting fires.

   He is survived by his wife: Vanessa Kurtz of Flora; three sons: Jonas Kurtz, Ryker Kurtz, and Sebastian Kurtz; mother: Sandy (Taylor) Kurtz of Olney; father: Harry Kurtz of Iuka; two brothers: Darin Kurtz and Troy Kurtz; three sisters: Kim (Jerrod) Ferguson, Karen Ferguson and Melanie (Don) Poindexter; father-in-law: Eddie Martin; mother-in-law: Angie Martin; brother-in-law: Robert Martin; also surviving are several nieces, nephews and two great nieces.  Aaron was preceded in death by his grandparents.

   A committal service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, with Pastor Mike Evans officiating.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home assisted the family with local arrangements.  To share a condolence or memory with the family, visit


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Clay County Animal Rescue and Shelter

March 12th

Heartfelt condolences to you Vanessa and boys. We were so saddened to hear of the loss of Aaron. Aaron was a great guy and we so appreciate the support you both gave to our organization.

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

March 13th

I am so so sorry for loss.



Bob and Mary Wathan
Cecelia Cardascio
Darlene Bonham
Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Shirley Johnson and family


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

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Flora, Illinois 62839

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