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Curtis Molner Peil

Curt Peil

June 28, 1951     ~     June 17, 2016

Curtis Molner Peil, 64, Glasgow, beloved husband of Paulette Peil came to rest on Friday, June 17, 2016. Curt and Paulette were married on November 20, 1982 and lived in Glasgow where Curt was devoted to his family and community and church activities. He was a member of Glasgow Baptist Church and Coral Hill Baptist Church. Curt is survived by his wife of 33 years, Paulette, his step-children Laura Rigsby Orsland (Eric) and children Taylor, Grace, and Ella of Glasgow; Susan Rigsby and children Frannie and Paul of Bowling Green; and Shahn Rigsby (Lisa Frye) of Louisville. He is survived by his brother Bill (Cindy) Peil and nephews Erik, John and Kevin Peil of Maryland and North Carolina and by relatives and friends around the country. He is preceded in death by his parents Wilmer and Shirley Peil.

Curt was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and grew up in Bloomer and Menomonie Wisconsin. He was active in football, wrestling, and track, setting a 55 foot shotput record that stood for many years. As an Eagle Scout from Troop 23, he learned leadership skills and the enjoyment of the outdoors, especially the annual Canadian Canoe Trip. He continued sports at Valparaiso University where he graduated with a degree in Physical Education. After moving to Kentucky he was a program director at the Louisville YMCA. Curt received a Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University in Social Work and worked in that field during his years in Glasgow for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Curt was a skilled trumpet player and enjoyed sharing his music by performing in many different groups, both large and small including the Glasgow Community Band. Curt was active with the Kiwanis Club, the Salvation Army, and the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed tennis, swimming, biking and pontoon boating on Barren River Lake. He will be missed by his family and by the many people whose lives he enriched through his work, volunteer activities, and ability to help others enjoy life more fully.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Curt will be buried at the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Glasgow Community Band, c/o Glasgow City Hall, 126 E. Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141.

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7 Entries for Curtis Molner Peil

  1. Beverly McCoy says:

    So sorry for your loss Prayers for family

  2. Brenda Powell says:

    Paulette, I am so very sorry to hear of this. Mr. Peil was always a very kind man. I had the pleasure of getting to know him at the bank. Always, always so nice and friendly. God bless and keep you and your family. Please know that you are in my prayers.

  3. Ben Crawford says:

    so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family curt peil was a good man I loved talking to him and I love listening to him play trumpet he was such a good player there will never be another one like him love yall bunches

  4. John and Linda Hitchcock says:

    We are very sorry for your loss. Curtis often played trumpet with the Brass Ensemble at Glasgow Musicale functions and always added a special flourish. Our memories of him will remain vital and strong. Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss. Heartfelt prayers and sympathy are with you. John and Linda

  5. Jacqie (Sorensen) Vranak says:

    My heart goes out to you and your family, Paulette. Curt was a special guy and such a good friend to everyone who knew him. We were high school classmates and it was a real joy to re-connect with him on Facebook these past couple of years. His optimism and love of life were contagious and so inspiring. I will keep you in prayer, not only in your grief but also for your future health. God be with you.

  6. Tambra Cambron says:

    Paulette and Family,
    So sorry to hear about the passing of Curt. I remember when he sub taught for my music class years ago at South Green Elementary. He was so kind, and I was so delighted that I had a sub who could play a musical instrument! I know you will miss him dearly.
    Please know that your family will be in my prayers.

    Tambra cambron

  7. Donnie & Lori Miller says:

    Paulette & family, so sorry for your loss. Will keep you all in our prayers.