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Curtis James Schenke

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On Saturday April 3, 2021 Curtis James Schenke passed away at the age 64 due to multiple medical illness.

Curtis was born August 16, 1956 in Winnebago Illinois he attended the University of Missouri, where he started his Rugby career. He went on to play for Ramblers Rugby Club in St. Louis MO and Old White Rugby Club in Atlanta GA. Back in the day he was an avid fisherman enjoying many fishing trips with family and friends.

Curtis was preceded in death by his father, Jerry and mother, Jackie. He is survived by his wife Barbara and their two children Erin and Kyle Schenke of Roswell Georgia his brother Bruce Schenke and his wife Tammy of Kennesaw GA their children, grandchildren, several cousins and his best buddy Zeus. A memorial service for Curt will be held in the future.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Atlanta Humane Society Alpharetta Georgia Location www.atlantahumane.org/donate

20 Comments To "Curtis James Schenke"

David Work On May 08 2021 at 12pm
Played with Curt on the Ramblers in St Louis. Just saw a photo with him in it recently of us playing together. Miss him. Reply to this comment
Steve Hale On May 08 2021 at 12pm
The Shenk was a fun guy and met at MIZZOU Rugby.... can’t forget him showing us Spoons in Atlanta.... RIP Rugger???????? Reply to this comment
Tom Hamm On May 02 2021 at 8pm
Joyce and I will miss Curt. We have fond memories of times with Barb and Curt. I'll always remember the comradery playing handball with Curt and reminiscing on life in St Louis. We'll remember your family in our thoughts and prayers. Reply to this comment
Joyce Kirk On Apr 26 2021 at 11am
Curt played a big part in his and our children growing up. From bus stop chats to his leading Kyle and Andrew's boy scout troup, or dinner on our deck, I don't think he ever said goodbye with adding...."have fun." He will be missed. Our prayers and condolences go out to Barb, Kyle and Erin. We love you! Reply to this comment
Steve Koirtyohann On Apr 25 2021 at 4pm
Played rugby with Curt at Mizzou as well as with the Black Sheep in St. Louis. Always the smile. I last saw him at a alumni game in the 90"s. Go with God say hi to Tubby for me. Reply to this comment
Nick Baker On Apr 24 2021 at 10pm
Played with Shenks at Mizzou and with the Ramblers. Never a dull moment. I’d best leave most of the specifics for another time. God Bless. RIP! Reply to this comment
James Brown On Apr 20 2021 at 11am
Curt always had a kind word and most often would share a joke or three. We will miss you Curt. Reply to this comment
Mike Meyer On Apr 17 2021 at 1pm
A light has gone out. He was a fearless liver and lover of life. Many fond experiences. Reply to this comment
Tim & Maggie OBrien On Apr 16 2021 at 1pm
On an early fall morning at Mizzou in 1977, Curt asked me what I was doing that afternoon. “Nothing” was my reply. He told me to come to a rugby practice, and from there we were teammates at Mizzou & Old White, roommates in Atlanta, and had countless great memories together. You will never be able to say “the shenk” was boring. I miss him already, and heartfelt condolences to Barb, Erin & Kyle. Reply to this comment
CATHERINE McMahon-Fowlkes On Apr 13 2021 at 7am
Love to Barb and Family. Will miss seeing Curt and his daily wave as I drove by. Always enjoyed our talks and sharing gardening. Be in Peace my neighbor. Reply to this comment
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