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Services Tuesday for Kurt H. Furness

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Kurt H. Furness, 42, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 6:35 p.m., in his home.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana with Pastor Mark Reshan officiating. Private family burial will take place in Furnessville Cemetery.

Visitation hours will be from 4:00 p.m. Tuesday until the time of service in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.

He was born April 20, 1974 in Michigan City, Indiana, to Clayton and Judy (Renbarger) Furness.

Surviving are his father and step-mother, Clayton and Kathy Furness of Michigan City, IN; two sisters, Angela (Nathan) Furness of Valparaiso, IN and Jesi Furness of Michigan City, IN; two brothers, Christopher (Robyn) Furness of LaPorte, IN and Kenny (Christina) Furness of Chesterton, IN; step-sister, Tina (Chris) Collier of Michigan City, IN; step-brother, Chad (Aimee) Rusboldt of LaPorte, IN; nieces and nephews, Heather, Melissa, Maxymus, Clayton, David and Jeffrey; great-niece, Jocelyn; and loving aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy Furness.

Kurt was a commercial fisherman. He had a big heart and would help anyone in need. Kurt cherished the friendships that he acquired through his time at the Dunes Fellowship House.

Contributions may be made to the Dunes Fellowship House 211 E. 6th St. Michigan City, IN, 46360.

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Posted 8/29/2016




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