Curtin, Virginia (Allison) (March 5, 1907 - December 26, 1977)

Virginia Curtin dies Monday;

services are held December 29

Douglas Budget - December 29, 1977

Services for Virginia Allison Curtin, 70, of Douglas were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29 at the Congregational Church, United Church of Christ with the Rev. Robert W. Nuhn and Father Sean Ferran officiating. Interment was in Douglas Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Curtin died Monday at Converse County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 5, 1907 at Arkedelphia, Ark. to Henry and Ella Arnold Allison. She married Peter A. Curtin on Jun 27, 1964 at Douglas.

She was a graduate of Quachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia and did graduate work at the University of Arkansas and the University of Wyoming. All her life she was dedicated to teaching and school activities.

She taught schools in Arkansas, Georgia, and Florida as well as in Wyoming, where she taught at Natrona High in Casper and at Converse County High School in Douglas. In 1967 she was awarded the "Teacher of the Year Award". She entered into civic affairs and was deeply esteemed by her Douglas friends.

Survivors include husband Peter A. Curtin; daughter, Mrs. Mike (Allison) Schnabel of Casper; sister, Eleanor A. Springer of Denver; step-son, Peter M. Curtin, Douglas; step-daughters; Mrs. Max (Margaret) Page, of Douglas; Sharon Curtin of Virginia; Carol Schmacher of Calif.; and Tommi Silsby of Glenrock. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Peter Mike Curtin, Max I. Page, Max F. Page, Dick Silsby, Bill Nida, and Pat Curtin.

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