Kurt Brian Roser, 57

Published 11:09 am Thursday, October 6, 2011

Kurt Brian Roser of Garden Valley, Calif., and formerly of Austin, Minn., passed away Oct. 3, 2011, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.

Kurt Roser

He was born in Austin, Minn., on Aug. 23, 1954, to Charles and Marjorie Roser. He was a 1972 graduate of Austin High School. He married Diana Peterson on March 23, 1974. They moved to northern California where Kurt served in the Air Force for three years. For several years, they had a property maintenance business and worked doing health club maintenance. Kurt and Diana became white water rafting guides which Kurt continued to do until he had to retire because of health problems. Kurt enjoyed the outdoors, river rafting and living in the California foothills.

He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by wife, Diana; brothers, David of Davis, Calif., Chris (Cathy) of Rose Creek, Minn.; nephews, Ben (Stephanie) Roser of Lakeville, Minn., Scott (Kara) Roser of Iowa City, Iowa., Casey Roser of Coralville, Iowa.; and by Diana’s siblings, Larry Peterson, David (LuAnne) Peterson, Greg (Sandy) Peterson, Sandy (Denis) Anderson, Cyndy Peterson, Susan (Dave) Garry; nieces and nephews.

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The family prefers memorials to the National Parkinson’s Foundation.

Arrangements and services are being handled by Green Valley Mortuary and Crematorium of Cameron, Calif.