Donna Marie Caldwell Kurtz
1936 - 2017
BORN
1936
DIED
2017
FUNERAL HOME
J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel
1494 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant, SC
Donna Marie Caldwell Kurtz Mt. Pleasant - Donna Marie Caldwell Kurtz, 81, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of the late Richard R. Kurtz, died Saturday, December 30, 2017. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 5, 2018, in Christ Our King Catholic Church, 1122 Russell Drive, Mt. Pleasant at 11:00 am. Interment in Quantico National Cemetery will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends in the J. HENRY STUHR., INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, on Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Donna was born February 2, 1936, in Parsons, Kansas, daughter of the late Floyd W. Caldwell and Rose Jungels Caldwell. She was a graduate of Creighton University and worked as a middle school math teacher. She also owned and managed "Nature's Way," a health foods store in Woodbridge, VA, for over ten years. She was a very artistic and talented seamstress, creating beautiful hats and quilts. Her vivacious personality was enjoyed by all she came in contact with, especially those with whom she volunteered in church and the community. She loved happy hours and oyster roasts and serving as a nursing home volunteer. She was a founding member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Fuquay-Varina, NC, and most recently a member of Christ Our King Catholic Church, where she served in the senior ministry. She is survived by her daughter, Catherine A. Vollmer (Bill) of Chesapeake, VA; and her sons, Kevin R. Kurtz (Misty) of Tampa, FL, Brian D. Kurtz (Janet) of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Stephen M. Kurtz (Julia) of Fairfax, VA; ten grandchildren, Christopher C. Murphy, Erin P. Chapman, Nathan S. Kurtz, Brett R. Kurtz, James W. Kurtz, Jeanna M. Kurtz, Elizabeth D. Kurtz, Evelyn R. Kurtz, Emma C. Kurtz, and Madison I. Kurtz. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Brother Benno Foundation, 3260 Production Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058, www.brotherbenno.org. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston

Published by Charleston Post & Courier from Dec. 31, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
4
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel
1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, SC
Jan
4
Rosary
6:30p.m.
J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel
1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, SC
Jan
5
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00a.m.
Christ Our King Catholic Church
1122 Russell Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC
Funeral services provided by:
J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel
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To The Kurtz Family: Sorry to heard this sad news.
our Family got to know Dick and Donna here in
Angier,NC, we visit,went to Church and my Husband
Play Poker with Dick and Donna cook this delicious
Meal for them.she was my partner on Meals on Wheels
W have wonderful times together,we always keep on touch
until this 2017 Thanksgiving,Beautiful Donna we will miss
You so dearly,God have take a one good Angel.
So long until we see you again, Rest In Peace.
We know that you are there planning somethings.
May the peace only Jesus can give us be always
with you all
Larry Gloria & Family Johnson
January 26, 2018
Donna was a truly great woman-witty and entertaining, loving and a great spiritual mentor to us. Our only regret is that we only got to know Donna when she moved to MP, and we wish we had grown up with her and had more time with her. We are better people having known Donna.
Dennis and Maureen Halka
January 13, 2018
Dear Brian and Family,
We are so sorry to hear about Donna's passing. She was a wonderful lady and a great friend to my Mother. My Mother sends her love to all of you.
Love,
Becky
Becky Greene
Friend
January 5, 2018
A dear friend & next door neighbor in Fredericksburg, VA. A devout catholic, she lived her life serving & giving to others. I loved Donna, she was special & taught me many lessons. You served your beliefs and are now a shinning star.
Carolyn Mathur
Friend
January 3, 2018
Our prayers go out to your family for the passing of such a great lady. She's left an incredible legacy. She will be missed.

The Sullivans
Tom Sullivan
Friend
January 3, 2018
Donna and her husband Dick lived in our Clearview Heights neighborhood in Fredericksburg, VA for a number of years. Many times they generously allowed the neighborhood civic assoc to use their finished basement for neighborhood holiday parties, and they were such gracious hosts. I remember her for being so warm and welcoming.
Janet Kimbrell
Neighbor
January 3, 2018
My deepest condolences, went to school with Donna, Holy Angles, we shared a lot of laughs and good times. I will miss her.xayca
Noreen Stinson
Friend
January 3, 2018
Jan Kurtz
January 2, 2018
Donna was a dear and loving friend to my late father Bill Wolfe.
She was loved by all in our family for her generosity, warm spirit
and unflagging support of our Dad.
A cherished memory of my grandson is a visit to San Diego
Donna made with his Great Grandpa who would never have come without Donna's support.
God Bless you Donna for a life well lived.
Bill Wolfe Jr
January 2, 2018
My memories of Aunt Donna place her proudly as the most positive and joyful person I've had the pleasure of knowing (I am honored to actually be related to such a special woman). With certainty, her spirit will continue to bless us with hope, guidance, and peace.

Sending our love and connection,

The Kamp family
Ginger, Laurie, Brian & David
Brian Kamp
January 1, 2018
God bless all of you - her family! She was a loving and generous person. I went to boarding school with Donna at Holy Angels Academy in Mpls. MN.QZccj
Peg Franzen
Friend
January 1, 2018
Dear Brian, Jan and all of Donna's wonderful family. you have been truly blessed to have had such a wonderful, loving and faithful mother. Her love and faith in God and in human nature were so very evident in her. She loved to believe that everyone was good and she treated everyone with respect and a loving way. She was my best friend when I arrived at the Palms and I loved her dearly. I will miss her so much, but hope to meet her again.
Love,
Barbara Boyd
January 1, 2018
Dear Kurtz family- I am so sorry for your loss - Donna was a GREAT friend, we
attended boarding school together at Holy Angels.

May the Lord comfort your heart as only He can do.

Ramona IbisterI
Ramona Ibister
Classmate
January 1, 2018
Brian, Jan, and all of Donna's family, words cannot express my sadnesses. May the comfort of God be with you always.

I thought my grandmother was the most remarkable lady in the world. I loved her to pieces, and nobody would ever be as wonderful as her.

But then I met Donna. She stole my heart the second I met her. Donna never ceased to amaze me. So incredible, and I loved being around her every second. She brought joy to everyone around her, always helped others, and made sure you were all right. Pretty incredible. She made me smile no matter what. I love you, Donna.

Those we love don't go away, they're walking beside us every day

Ron and Paula Falise and Family
Paula Falise
January 1, 2018
For Brian Kurtz:

So sorry for your loss of your Mother. She was a wonderful woman, and I am so happy to have known her but briefly through Christ Our King Church. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family.

Miss the old days at Shaping Concepts with you.

Domenic Grillo
Domenic Grillo
Friend
January 1, 2018
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