Curtis Dale Graue

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Curtis Graue passed away on April 12th, 2011 at the age of 77.
Curtis will forever be remembered by his wife of 58 years, Charlotte; their children, Pam (Jerry) Claflin, Kim Graue, and Mark (Jackie) Graue; grandchildren, Julie (Tim) Linster, Amy (Jeremy) Zebrun, Zachary Graue, and Taylor Graue; great-grandchildren, Ty and Maddie Linster; and also sister, Lucille Gukeisen.
He was preceded in death by grandson, Curtis Claflin; and sister, Carol Ann Abieras.
Curtis was born in Watford City, ND and moved to Ridgefield, WA in 1940. He graduated from Battle Ground High School in 1952 and attended Clark College.
Curtis served in the U.S. Navy for four years.
In 1952 he married Charlotte Schadewitz and they settled in Ridgefield permanently in 1957.
Curtis retired as an electrician from Battle Ground School District in 1996.
Curtis enjoyed golfing, watching baseball, building birdhouses, and attending his grandchildren's sporting events.
A memorial will be held at Layne's Funeral Home in Battle Ground on April 20th at 1:00 p.m.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 17, 2011
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