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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"

Jim Hovey On Apr 09 2021 at 5pm
Much love to Barb and his kids. I will remember fondly many occasions we had more than an epic time. See you on the other side, friend. Reply to this comment
Pat Reed On Apr 09 2021 at 5pm
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and keeping you and the kids in my prayers. Love, Pat Reply to this comment
Mark Johnson On Apr 08 2021 at 5pm
Curt was always one of my favorite fellow players with OWRFC. Even in the heat of a game, he was smiling - and we'd get to the post game event, he'd be giving his "beaver call". Rest In Peace Rugger! Prayers for himand his family! May his joy for life live in our hearts all of our days. Reply to this comment
Michael Brautigan On Apr 08 2021 at 5pm
My prayer and thoughts for Curt and his family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Curt, it is always sad to lose a teammate, thank you for sharing the Old White Rugby fields with me and our mates. Reply to this comment
Ned Kuntz On Apr 08 2021 at 5pm
For many years Curt and I were very close as rugby teammates and best buds. We were roommates and even owned a condo together. Later our families spent every holiday together and our kids grew up as best friends. We played a lot of tennis and he was also an excellent handball player. Above all, he had a quirky sense of humor that often left me in stitches. I will miss you buddy. Reply to this comment
Dave Meyer On Apr 08 2021 at 5pm
Curt, you have left me with so many fond memories growing up and living together at Mizzou that will forever stay with me. I regret that we lived so far apart in our later years and never got to accomplish that reunion that we had talked about many times on the phone. Rest in peace my kind hearted cousin, friend, and housmate. Reply to this comment
Deana Garner On Apr 08 2021 at 1pm
Rest In Peace, Friend. We’ll see each other again. I love you and your family. Reply to this comment
Mary Boccardi On Apr 08 2021 at 1pm
Hugs and my deepest condolences to you and Kyle and Erin. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all, Mary Reply to this comment
David Mills On Apr 08 2021 at 1pm
Curt, I didn’t get to see you as often as I’d have liked, but when I did, you were always in good spirits. You always treated me like family, though we were not blood related. When I grew older and had my own family, you were always gracious and kind. Thank you for that. You will be missed. Rest In Peace. Reply to this comment
Nick Klaus On Apr 08 2021 at 12pm
I played rugby with Curt at Missouri for a few seasons. Great teammate, Great friend, and a Great person. I'm sending prayers for Curt and his family. Very sorry for your loss. Reply to this comment
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