Christian Graveside Services for Ted A. Kurpgeweit, age 68, of Wayne, will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Please bring lawn chairs and umbrellas are recommended. Family requests those attending to wear Husker themed attire. Public Visitation will be at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne on Friday from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. He passed away on Tuesday at Wayne Countryview Estates. Memorials may be directed to the Kurpgeweit Family for later designation. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Ted Arnold Kurpgeweit was born December 29, 1951, in Norfolk to Billie and Evelyn (Hintz) Kurpgeweit. He graduated from Madison High School and earned a associate’s degree in Automotive and Diesel repair in Denver, CO. Ted married Renee Albin April 18, 1986, in Yankton, SD. He began working as a Maintenance Manager at the Madison, Nebraska IBP plant and then at the Perry, Iowa IBP plant as an Engineer. In 1992, he became employed at Michael Foods in Wakefield, Nebraska as a Project Engineer. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church.
Ted is survived by his wife, Renee; their children, Kimberly (Shane) Peterson of Raman, CO, Amanda Kurpgeweit of Wayne, Benjamin (Taryn) Kurpgeweit of Milford, IA, Samuel Kurpgeweit of Omaha, Christopher Kurpgeweit of Dallas, TX and Cory Kurpgeweit of Orlando, FL; mother, Evelyn Kurpgeweit of Norfolk; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Joyce (Jim) Gamble of Omaha and Peggy Curry of Lincoln; nieces and nephews.
Ted was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Billie; grandson, Christopher Peterson; parents-in-law, Gail and Marlene Albin; and brother-in-law, Kent Albin.