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Randy Christopher Curless

October 30, 1961 — April 6, 2023

Randy Christopher Curless, 61, of La Porte, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2023 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago.

Randy was born on October 30, 1961 in La Porte, IN, to Albert Edwin and Juanita "Neet" Mae (Kindig) Curless.

On December 5, 1981 in New Carlisle, IN, he married Angela M. Zelasko, who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Chad C. (Kelli) Curless of New Carlisle, Ryan A. (Anisha) Curless of New Carlisle, and Brittany N. (Sam) Miller of West Lafayette; 6 grandchildren; two brothers, Gary and Terry Curless; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert E. Curless.

Randy was an Inspection System Technician for 35 years at Steel Warehouse.  He enjoyed hunting and sports, often coaching his children's teams.  Randy was a diehard IU fan.  His family will fondly remember Randy as the "Grill Master".

He loved spending time with his grandchildren, especially teaching them how to fish.  Randy was often found taking them on golf cart rides, sharing campfires, and "scooping" for tadpoles, minnows, or any other special find!

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.  Cremation will follow the gathering.  Inurnment at Patton Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Angela Curless, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to the donor's choice.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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