Curtis Alexander Halvorsen

Curtis Alexander Halvorsen, 78, of Barwick, ON, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 1999, at the Emo Hospital in Emo, ON. He was born on August 23, 1920, in Barwick, ON, to the late Hildor and Clara Halvorsen.
Curtis had lived all his life in Barwick. He had worked for the MTO for 28 years and he retired in August of 1980 as a General Foreman Class 1. In his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid carpenter, electrician and gardener. He had also worked as a bartender at the Barwick Hotel for a number of years.
Curtis was united in marriage to the former Iris McGauley who predeceased him on January 15, 1996. He was also predeceased by his twin brother Clyde, and brothers Orville Smith, Raymond and Johnny Halvorsen, three sisters Frances Weston, Hilda Phillips and Marion Halvorsen.
He is survived by two sons, Curt and wife Sharon of Atikokan, and Keith and wife Avis of Marlboro, AB. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Shane, Sarah (Ed), all of Atikokan, Ken (Armande) of Sudbury, Kenneth, Kevin, Albert, Chris and Leslie, two great grandchildren Steven and Jordan as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, August 14, 1999 at 1 p.m. at the Barwick Hall with Reverend Garth Clifford officiating.
The honourary pallbearers were Cecil Wilson, Wayne Nugent, Fred Brown, Doug LaBelle, Milt Westover, Roy Galusha, Don Westover, Cecil Westover and Ken Oien.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Emo Hospital Memorial Fund, Emo, ON.

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