MISSION – Dennis Duane Curl, 77, of Mission, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at his home.
Mr. Curl was born in Iowa to Irvin and Ethel Curl. He married Peggy Sue Ott on Nov. 6, 1959, after they met in Amarillo while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force. They moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1963 where he began his career in the air conditioning business. He and his wife owned a cattle ranch in central Texas, and he was a supporter of the 4-H and FFA organizations.
Survivors include his children, Tim Curl and Debbie Hanson; sisters, Frances Bull and Virginia Anderson; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife and parents, and brothers, Robert Curl and Harold Curl.
A funeral service was held on Jan. 14 at Kreidler Funeral Home in McAllen. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Colton Hanson, Marshall Curl, Tom Curl, David Curl, Kevin Curl and Chris Curl.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Cowboy Church of the Valley, P.0. Box 796, Weslaco, TX 78599, or a charity of one’s choice.