Posted by: emsfh1 | February 7, 2010

Carole J. Curts

Carole J. Curts, age 66,  passed away Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 6:10 pm after a three-year battle with cancer.   Born July 13, 1943 in Bridgeport, IL she was the daughter of Robert and Eva (Merrell) Ridgley.  She married Mike Curts November 10, 1961 and he survives.

Carole worked in the office for Marathon Oil Company and then worked for Plains Oil Company until retirement.  She was a member of the Women’s Legion Auxillary.

Carole was preceded in death by her father and a nephew Brandon Smith.

Survivors include her husband Mike of Bridgeport; her mother Eva Ridgley of Vincennes, IN; children Joe and Lisa Curts of Sumner, IL and daughter Sydney; Chuck and Tina (Curts) Dunkin of Warner Robins, GA and their children Tylor and Brittney; Terry Curts of Sumner, IL; Marc and Michele(Curts) Fleck of Vincennes, IN and their children Monica Montgomery, Madison and Mabry Fleck; one brother Larry Ridgley; mother-in-law Mary (Diver) Curts of Bridgeport; sister-in-law Jane Smith of rural Lawrenceville; and three nephews, Greg and Dawn Ridgley, Jeff and Cheryl Ridgley; and Lance Smith.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 am Wednesday at Shiloh Cemetery southwest of Bridgeport. 

There is no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice with envelopes available at the funeral home.






  1. Dear Curts Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you through your loss. May you all find peace in knowing she is no longer suffering. Carole was a wonderful person and will be truly missed by many.

    Lori Adcock and Family
    Kathleen, GA.

  2. Mike & Family,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. We will be praying for all of you, for strength in this time of great sorrow.

    Eldon & Sue Potts

  3. Mike & Family, Very sorry for your loss, Carole was a great person and will be missed by many

    • thanks for the thought

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