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I love u dad “Dad I miss you so much words can not describe how wonderful of a dad you were to all 5 of us kids and your 2 granddaughters and we All deeply miss...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Bethany VandeVorde - MI

“Pam, Darlene just shared the sad news of Curt's passing. My heart aches for you and your family. Prayers and wonderful thoughts of the brief time I...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Bernie Osebold - Richmond, MI

“Pam, I just read last week's Oscoda Press and was so saddened to hear about Curt. In my 15 years of business you both were the nicest, caring...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Todd Bather - East Tawas, MI

“I was deeply saddened today when Michael Arvidson notified me of Curt's passing. I send heartfelt sympathy to his family. Curt was first a client...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Byam - Wilmer, AL

“Shine on my 'ol friend. ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin Bailey - Cooper Township, MI

“I graduated with Curt in 1974 from Parchment. So, here's to you Curt. Go Panthers go, keep your colors flying high. Panthers lead the way to victory...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin Bailey - Cooper Township, MI

“Dear Bev, we are so sad for you and want you to know how loved you are and very precious to Jehovah. Just a reminder that "God will wipe out every...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Ronna Frye - Kalamazoo, MI

“I am so sorry to read about Curt's death. I knew Curt back at Spring Valley during our elementary school years; he was one of my favorites. I am not...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Joann Curry-Munting - Kalamazoo, MI

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9 of 29 | Posted by: Family

“I have special memories of Curt and how he could always make me smile... the times the 3 of us would sit on the deck and talk, play cards or just...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Dianne Watson

“Curt, I am for the first time in my life lost for words. I don't know what I could write that could possibly serve the kind of tribute that you...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Orlando Blanco - Bloomfield Hills, MI

“Curt, I am for the first time in my life lost for words. I don't know what I could write that could possibly serve the kind of tribute that...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Orlando Blanco - Bloomfield Hills, MI

“I am honored and blessed to have known Curt. He was truly a man of selflessness and generosity to the employees at cynoSure Financial. His kindness,...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Trish Duffy - Shelby Township, MI

“Curt was a wonderful person who I will miss terribly. I have learned so much from him in all the years we worked together. He was a great mentor...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa Tkalcac - Brown City, MI

“I have been Curt's hairdresser for many years. His kindness, good nature, & love for his family made me look so forward to seeing him every four...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Kathy Mueller - MI - Friend

“A few years ago I was fortunate to LinkedIn with Curt as well as Willis, Bob, and Craig (Zeta Sigma Brothers). We not only had a couple of &amp...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Felix DiCamillo - Penfield, NY

“Peace and love to Curt's Family. It is an honor to have been Curt's Zeta Sigma Fraternity brother at Alma College. Curt was gentle...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Clinch Steward - Ann Arbor, MI

“I was a high school classmate and am so sorry to hear of Curt's passing. My thoughts & prayers to his family & friends. ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: Renee Altom - Garmire - Kalamazoo, MI

“I'm so saddened that Curt is no longer with us. My condolence goes out to his family, friends and all that work for Curt. I've worked for Curt for 4...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin Antkowiak - Roseville, MI

“I will always remember Curt's senior year at PHS. I had the pleasure of double dating with Curt but not as his date. We were graciously treated to a...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Teresa Jackson-Knoechel - MI

“My failure to keep in touch with Curt and many other fraternity brothers however many fond memories at Alma and particularly Zeta Sigma. My thoughts...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Dan George - Port Byron, NY

“We are so very sorry to hear about Curt's death. May God give you that strength to endure this situation, and you emerge strong with time.Please...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: John and Tim O'Connor and Staff - MI

“Curt was brilliant man, I think that all his fraternity brothers would agre. He was an asset to the fraternity and I wish I had stayed in touch with...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Keith Bailey - Lansing, MI

“Curt was an extraordinary person who always put the needs of his friends and family before his own. There was nothing he wouldn't do for us. He was a...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Jonathan Boos

“As a fraternity brother at Alma College, Curt was one on my favorite people. I regret not keeping in touch and I know his family and friends must be...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Tom Sutherland - Eagle, MI

“my thoughts and prayers are with Pamela and family ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: nancy dempsey

“Pam and Family: I am so very sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of working with and for Curt for almost 17 years. His encouragement, support,...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Mona Lynch - Sausalito, CA

“There are no words to describe this loss. But there are many words to describe Curt. A man of vision, integrity, commitment, selfless concern for...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Allar

“Pam and Family. I am so sorry to hear about Curt's passing. I had just spoken to him. He was always asking about others and their business. Be...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Craig Oudendyk - Scottsdale, AZ

Obituary for Curt Richard VandeVorde Curt Richard VandeVorde, son of Richard (deceased) and Beverly, passed away suddenly on June 11th in Oscoda, Michigan at the age of 61. Curt was born on November 13th, 1955 in Kalamazoo, MI. He attended Alma College where he earned a BA in business. He later attended Wayne State University where he earned his Masters degree in Finance. In the late 1970s Curt moved to the Metro Detroit/Grosse Pointe area to pursue his career. He worked at Comerica Bank for nearly a decade as a personal banker. In 1994, on Valentine's Day, he started his own Insurance brokerage called cynoSure Financial, Inc. His company specializes in providing warranties and product enhancement benefits and services to the automotive, credit card and banking industry. A true pioneer within the market, Curt has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 companies including General Motors, Chrysler, American Express and Ebay. Curt loved reading, working on cross-word puzzles, playing Euchre, watching movies, flying kites at his cottage in Oscoda and most of all spending time with his family. A kind, brilliant, compassionate man, Curt is survived by his loving wife Pamela, Mother Beverly, Siblings Lori Rivard (husband Chris), Scott VandeVorde (wife Lisa) Julie Prentice and Lynne Kealy (deceased) Sons Eric (wife Tracy) and Brad, daughter Bethany, step son's Jonathan (wife Deanna) and Brandon, Grand Children Clara and Ada and nieces and nephews Mackenzie Prentice, Tyler Prentice, Lexie Rivard, Rachel Rivard, Casey Kealy, John Kealy, Alex Kealy, Jimmy Kealy, Courtney VandeVorde, Grant Dozeman, Brent Dozeman and Kendra Den-Uyl. Visitation Friday 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm with scripture service at 7:00 pm. Funeral Saturday 12:00 noon at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack at Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods 48236. Please send any donations to The Michigan Humane Society.

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