Mr. Joe Kurtz May 17, 1924 - November 18, 2008 - KURTZ, Joe passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at the age of 84 years. Joe was born in Odessa, SK on May 17, 1924. He married Marcella (nee Schatz) on February 18, 1952. They lived in Odessa where they had five children. They later moved to Regina where they enjoyed the rest of their 56 years of marriage. Joe enjoyed his career as a truck driver. Once he retired he spent most of his spare time in the yard, reading on the deck and putzing around in his garage. Joe was predeceased by his son Brian; his parents Catherine and John Kurtz; sisters Magdeline Kuffner, Josephine Vermette; brothers Chris Richter and Jim Richter. Joe will be greatly missed but never forgotten by his wife Marcella; sons Lorne and Murray (Marilyn); daughters Elaine (Brian) Korinetz, Carla (Tony) Windl; nine grandchildren Ryan, Robin (Scott), Dusty, Shawn, Darci, Ashely, Joel, Michaela and Drew; great grandson Aiden; brothers John (Irma) Kurtz, Dan (Carol) Richter; sisters Helen Schneider, Lydia Benko, Ida (Albert) Sebastian, Dot (Les) Hajdu; as well numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Flowers are greatly declined; donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1910 McIntyre Street, Regina, SK S4P 2R3 or to the Regina Palliative Care Inc., 4F - 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 1A5. The family wishes to express their thanks to the nurses of 3A and 3B at the Pasqua Hospital for their loving care and attention given to Joe. Arrangements entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.