Farming Rural 07

David Wayne Kurka

December 25, 1953 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 66)


     David Wayne Kurka, age 66, of Ovid, MI, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI.

     A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

     David was born in Owosso, MI on December 25, 1953, the son of Joseph Henry and Agnes (Jisa) Kurka. He graduated from Ovid- Elsie High School with the class of 1972.  Dave farmed, and he owned and operated Cooter's Bar and Grill in Elsie, MI. Dave was a staunch Democrat and enjoyed politics.  

      He is survived by 3 sisters: Lillian Erickson, Diane and Paul Thompson, Cynthia and John Forsythe; 2 brothers: Ronny Kurka, Gary and Beverly Kurka; his companion Janice Seyrek, and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, brother Joe, and sister-in-law Sharon Kurka.

     Online condolences can be made at   The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.

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Memorial Service will be held at a later date

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