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Curtis Dille, 65

Curtis Henry Dille, 65, of Red Wing, died Sept. 4, at Mayo Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Oct. 20, 1947, in Red Wing, to Ralph and Lillian (Benitt) Dille. He grew up in Hay Creek and graduated from Red Wing High School. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. National Guard. After he was honorably discharged he returned to work on his family farm. In 1976, he married Judy Geiger at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Red Wing. Shortly thereafter, he started work at Red Wing Malt Company while continuing to work with his horses on his family farm until it was sold. He was a member of the Leo C. Peterson, Post 54 American Legion. Curtis enjoyed working, farming, camping, fishing, four-wheeling, and spending time with close family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Judy of Red Wing; two daughters, Faith (Todd) Omberg of Pine Island and Abbie of Miesville; granddaughter, Lilly; two brothers and one sister; and his other brother, Gary Schwab.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one cousin, Barb Hardt.

A public visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn chapel, followed by a private memorial service officiated by Rev. Kristen Schlauderauf and Victor Meyr. Burial will be at Oakwood. At 1 p.m. there will be a celebration of life at the Leo C. Peterson, Post 54 American Legion. Memorials are preferred to The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or the American Cancer Society.

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