William "Bill" E. Curtis
Visitation set for Friday, May 29
Last updated 5/29/2020 at 12:02pm
William "Bill" E. Curtis, 84, rancher, passed on to greener pastures and faster horses on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
He was born Dec. 26, 1935, in Colfax, Wash., the third son of E. J. "Ed" and Ruth Curtis. He graduated from Colfax High School in 1954 and went on to serve two years in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany from 1954-56.
After his return from duty, he married his high school sweetheart, Karen Miller, on Nov. 11, 1956. They lived on the Curtis family ranch at Elberton, Wash., until spring of 1957. He joined the family ranching operation in Colfax and was honored with his dad and b...