MONTEZUMA — Kurt Leon Krey died Friday, March 9, 2018, at his home in Ooltewah, Tenn.

He was born Dec. 19, 1945, in Garden City, to Ernest and Nola Krey. He graduated from Montezuma High School in 1963.

Mr. Krey was a teacher.

In 1977, he married Henrietta Moser. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Karin Maucere; a granddaughter; and two grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Gailyn Godwin; and a brother, Duane Krey.

Graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery, Montezuma.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. today at Swaim Funeral Chapel, Montezuma, with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Memories may be shared in the guest book at In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Samaritan’s Purse or Mission Aviation Fellowship.