Curtis Duane Luebke, 80, of Kenyon, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Kenyon Sunset Home.
He was born Aug. 12, 1939, in Faribault, the son of Erwin and Bertha (Danielson) Luebke. Curt graduated from Kenyon High School in 1957. He served six years in the U.S. Army Reserves and helped his dad on the family farm. Curt owned and operated Curt's Standard Station in Kenyon. On Oct. 27, 1962, he married Nordis Nelson at Vang Lutheran Church. Curt owned and operated Curt's Cannonball Truckstop for 25 years. After selling the truckstop, he started Medivators in Cannon Falls. He retired in 2010 after selling Grandpa's Garage.
Curt was a member of the Commercial Club and Rotary in Cannon Falls as well as First Lutheran Church in Kenyon. He loved collecting cars and drag racing his car, the Cannonball Express. He also loved to travel, have coffee with the guys, mowing his lawn and attending his grandchildren's sporting events.
He is survived by his wife, Nordis Luebke of Kenyon; daughters, Brenda (Todd) Angelstad of Kenyon, and Lisa (Paul) Peterson of Kenyon; son, Brad (Catherine) Luebke of Kenyon; grandchildren, Mia Peterson, Ally Peterson, Madison Luebke, Cal Luebke and Tanner Angelstad; sisters, Lila Cole of Kenyon, Jean (Lavern) Benson of Kenyon, and Helen Porter of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Janet (Dennis) Greseth of Rochester; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-law, John Cole and David Porter.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Michaelson Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenyon with Pastor Julie Rogness officiating.