Curtis Lee Henkel age 65, of Lamberton, MN, died on October 25, 2020, at Fairview Hospital in Burnsville, MN.

A private memorial service will be held at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Lamberton, MN.

The clergy will be Chaplain Noel Wetter. A private interment will be at a later date.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Curtis Lee Henkel was born in Windom, MN on February 17, 1955 to Fred and Myrna (Davidson) Henkel. After several years of health problems, Curt passed away at Fairview Hospital in Burnsville, MN on October 25, 2020. Curt was confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton and was a graduate from Lamberton High School in 1973. After graduation, he served in the US Army and then attended college in St. Cloud, MN. He worked several jobs in his life, home construction in Montana, Shultz Homes in Redwood Falls, MN, Sanborn and Coleman Manufacturing in Springfield, MN, and Bell Brands in Sanborn, MN. Curt had two daughters with his first wife, Paula: Lisa Henkel and Jami Henkel Reardon both of Bozeman, Montana. In 2002, he married Colleen Dixon. They bought a home in Lamberton and also built a home on Lake Scandi right up the hill from his dad (Fred). Curt enjoyed fishing & spending time at the lake. Jami and Lisa remember their dad playing guitar and singing Willie Nelson and Hank Williams songs when they were little.

Curt is survived by his wife Colleen Henkel; daughters Jami (Jeremy) Reardon and Lisa Henkel; grandchildren Taylor, Dylan, Logan, Devyn, and Jackson; father Fred Henkel, Jr; siblings Pamela Steffen and family, Mary (Terry) Neperman and family, Linda (Jim) Cazett and family, Jeff (Sue) Stoutland and family, and James (Marianne) Stoutland and family; and brother-in-law Terry Quiring and family. He is preceded in death by his mother, Myrna Joy Henkel; parents-in-law, Shirley and Winton Dixon; sister Kim Marie Quiring; brother-in-law Lee Steffen; and step-mother Bonnie Henkel.