Curt Edward Orlowski

  • Born: November 2, 1995
  • Died: July 3, 2014
  • Location: Tecumseh, Michigan

Anderson Funeral Home

3050 W Beecher Rd
Adrian, MI 49221
Tel. (517) 265-3312

Tribute & Message From The Family

Curt Edward Orlowski, age 18, of Tecumseh, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, July 3, 2014.
He was born November 2, 1995, in Wayne, MI, to Steven J. and Laura L. (Bloom) Orlowski.
Curt graduated from Tecumseh High School in 2013 and was attending Northwood University in Midland, MI, studying Marketing and Advertising, and had future plans on joining the Navy. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, the Emerging Leaders of Northwood University and DECA. He enjoyed the Northwood Auto Show, he loved music, and was a talented soccer player with TASC and Tecumseh High School. Curt was a very giving and compassionate young man. His final act of giving was the donation of his organs and tissue to the Gift of Life Michigan. He will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.
In addition to his parents, Curt is survived by his older loving sisters, Erin A. Orlowski and Nina M. Orlowski both of Tecumseh; his paternal grandmother, LouAnn Orlowski of Maryville, Tennessee; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edward and Theresa Bloom and paternal grandfather, Edward Orlowski.
The Funeral Liturgy for Curt will be offered on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Reverend Dan Wheeler officiating. Christian burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Visitation will also be held on Monday from 1-7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, where a Vigil Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. and also on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. where a family prayer service will be held at 10:45 a.m. prior to the funeral liturgy at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. A luncheon will be served following the funeral at St. Elizabeth Parish Hall.
You may send condolences to the family at The family requests that donations be made in lieu of flowers to the "Curt Orlowski Memorial Fund" at First Federal Bank. Funds will be used for college scholarships for future Tecumseh High School graduates and donations can also be given to Gift of Life Michigan. Donations can be made at any First Federal Bank branch office. Envelopes are also available at Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh.


Condolence & Memory Journal


So sorry for your loss. May Curt rest in Heaven.

Posted by Gail Estes - Clinton, MI   July 11, 2014


To the Orlowski Family-Words can not express enough the pain that you are feeling..I know those feelings well..But please know that your family are in my prayers.May God Bless You

Posted by Dwight Caldwell - Tecumseh, MI - Friend   July 09, 2014

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I was always so happy to see your family come into the library when I was working there. Curt was always kind, genuine, loving, and helpful. May you always feel the blessings of your happy memories and know that he touched many even though his life here was too short.

Posted by Christina DeConinck - Holland, MI - former TDL employee   July 08, 2014

Sending out my condolences to the Orlowski Family. Thought's and Prayers for the loss of you loved one, Curt. May the hands of God protect your family in this time loss. Eric Gwin & Family

Posted by Eric Gwin - Canton, MI - CoWorker   July 08, 2014

I do not know your family; however, I on 23 one hour after the accident. I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. From reading about curt, I can tell what a wonderful blessing he was to all who he touched. He will continue to reach out to you and touch your hearts in the little signs. Please accept my deepest condolences and prayers for strength and faith in the difficult days to come.

Posted by Ann Arbor prayer warrior, kristy - Ann Arbor, MI   July 08, 2014


The Orlowski family- my heart goes out to you all in this time of sadness. Curt was an amazing young man. Know in your hearts he will be watching over all of you. Keep the memories alive everyday!!

Posted by Kelly Cramer - Lake Placid, FL - Driver's Ed   July 08, 2014

Dear Steve, Laura and Family--You are in our thoughts and prayers! We recall the many good times spent together at family gatherings through the years. We're so glad for the chance to spend time with Curt then!
What a great kid! Helen Keller once said, "What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." Think how many lives Curt has touched! May God give you solace and strength!

Posted by Therese & Randy Dickman & Family - Highland, IL - Friend   July 08, 2014

Laura & Steve & family,
We are so very sorry for your loss! Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers! Know that with everyone that has gone before him he will be well taken care of, many thoughts, love, & continued prayers for you all!

Posted by Kristen Gillespie & family - Southgate, MI - Cousins   July 08, 2014

To curts family. I have never met you personally. I am from florida. I met your son when I went to Northwood in Michigan for a semester. He was a blessing on all of us. I will always remember your son. You raised a wonderful young man. It hurts me to see it cut short by an act of irresponsibility. I am so sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers will be with you forever.
Sincerely Eric

Posted by Eric Cowart - Royal palm beach, FL - Friend   July 08, 2014

Laura I am so saddened to learn of your terrible loss. Please know I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Jane Sheehan - Adrian, MI - Friend   July 08, 2014

Steve, Laura and Family,
We are saddened by your loss. We are unable to be at visitation, however, please know we are upholding you all in prayer.

Posted by Chris & Olivia Cadwallader - Adrian, MI - Friend   July 07, 2014


We just learned of your tragic loss, and are so sorry for the events that have taken your precious child from you. We have placed you in the forefront of our thoughts and will pray that you find the strength required to bare the difficult times ahead. The love that exists between you and and Curt can never fade, it is eternal.

Posted by Cavanaugh Family - Raisin Twp., MI - Associate   July 07, 2014


Peace, love and prayers being sent to you and yours right now. May God bless you all.

Posted by Ashleigh - PA   July 07, 2014

Deepest of sympathy for the entire family. Be strong.

Posted by Amber Maxey - Westland, MI - Old neighbor   July 07, 2014

Our hearts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Our deepest sympathies goes out to your family. Please let us know if you need "anything".
Michelle, Kevin and Megan Hartmann

Posted by Michelle Hartmann - Tecumseh,, MI - Neighbors   July 07, 2014

Sending our condolences to your entire family all at this sad time. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. He leaves behind a wonderful family and I know you all will be a great source of comfort to one another!

Posted by The Campbell Family - Tecumseh, MI - Friend   July 07, 2014

Steve and Laura,
We were very sadden when we hear about your loss, but know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May the good lord provide comfort to your family during this tragic time.

Tom and Laura VanSickle

Posted by Tom VanSickle - Adrian, MI - Friend   July 07, 2014

Steve and Laura,
Deepest Sympathies! Tragic! Our prayers and thoughts are with you!

Tom and Lisa Zoski

Posted by Thomas Zoski - Sterling Heights, MI - Friend   July 07, 2014

Know that prayers are around all of many hearts have be touched..God Bless

Posted by peggy wright - tipton, MI - former Tecumseh resident   July 07, 2014

We are so very sorry for your loss! Our love and prayers to your family!

Posted by The LaVoy Family - Tecumseh, MI - Friend   July 07, 2014

I was new my senior year in Tecumseh and I had Curt in my first hour. He sat next to me and he was the first person to introduce himself, he probably didnt know how much he helped me through that first day. He was always so nice. May he rest in peace. My prayers are with you.

Posted by Lindsay Lanigan - Tecumseh, MI - Friend   July 07, 2014


I am so very sorry for the trajic loss of your son. He is in God's hands now and is looking down upon you and your family. Remember he is with you at all times. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Susan Lacny Polan

Posted by Susan Lacny Polan - Milford, MI - Belated sister friends with Laur   July 06, 2014

So sorry to hear about your son Curt. He sounded like one amazing young man. My family will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts.

Posted by Andrea Layman - Dearborn, MI   July 06, 2014

So sorry for ur loss, my son went to school with Curt... Prayers for u!

Posted by Heidi Smith - Dundee, MI   July 06, 2014

Praying for your family during this time and for the days to come.

Posted by Missy West - Grayson, KY - Friend of katie's   July 06, 2014

Although we never met I learned a lot about you through your mother. You will be missed by so many especially your beloved family. May each of us be comforted by your belief in the promise of Jesus with whom you now dwell. Rest in peace.

Posted by Rick Bolly - Ocala, FL - Friend of family   July 06, 2014


Our hearts go out to you, we are so very sorry to hear about your precious son. May peace, comfort and memories of Curt wrap around you and God's love heal you. Your family is lifted in love, light and prayers, Kelly Vaccarelli & Michael Griffiths

Posted by Kelly Vaccarelli - Boulder, CO - friend   July 06, 2014

So sorry for your lose.

Posted by Joe Castorena    July 06, 2014

I had the privilege of getting to know Curt while we were in middle school. I unfortunately didn't talk to him much in high school and I regret it, but we were both partners on the yearbook staff in middle school. He was such an intelligent and polite person. I will never forget Curt and I hope that your family will find peace in this difficult time.

Posted by Josh Parker - Tecumseh, MI - Friend   July 06, 2014

Dear Steve, Laura and family,
Having lost a son seven years ago, we understand the great sorrow and hurt you are experiencing. Be assured that we are praying for you, as well as Dakota's family. The way we can actually serve God is by serving His people. When the need arises, please let us know if we can serve you. May He see you through this tragedy and strengthen you as a result! In His Service, Bernie & Barb Callis (God's Bread Basket)

Posted by Bernie & Barb Callis - Tipton, MI - Friend   July 06, 2014


Love and prayers from the Fowler family..we have wonderful memories of Curt and our vacation fun! Lean on the Lord, for He is always with you. ---Brent, Barb,Blake, Bryce and Brooke

Posted by Barbara Fowler - Russell, KY - Friend   July 06, 2014

Laura, Steve and family...sending my deepest sympathy on the loss of your son, Curt. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your daughters at this most difficult time. May God Bless all of you.

Posted by Marcia Ulanski Santostasi - Dearborn, MI - Friend   July 06, 2014

We've had many wonderful memories and so much fun with Curt over the years as he went with our nephew, Parker, to the Outer Banks at the beach in North Carolina, which we just returned 10 days ago. We are devastated to hear about Curt, what a special person he was. Our hearts go out to you with our deepest sympathy, you are all in our thoughts and prayers, God Bless You. Steve and Shayna Pickle

Steve and Shayna Pickle, Adrian

Posted by Shayna and Steve Pickle - Adrian, MI - Friend of my nephew Parker   July 06, 2014

My heart is breaking for your family Nina. Just cannot believe this tragedy has happened to such a wonderful family. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

Posted by Sharon Slusarski - Manitou Beach, MI - Friend of the family   July 06, 2014

Our Deepest Condolences go to this AMAZING family, who has shown soo much love and compassion. Our hearts are broken, tears have fallen, but always remember that HE IS RISEN....and for that reason, CURT is with our Heavenly Father....soo sudden, too soon......but sooo loved. Laura, Steve, Nina, and Erin we are sooo sorry for your loss. God Bless all of you. With all our love. Kim, Bruce, Matt and Cheyenne Cashwell.

Posted by Kimberly Cashwell - Clermont, FL - Cousins   July 06, 2014

Curt was such a kind and caring young man. He had exceptional character. Please accept my deepest sympathy on this tremendous loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Mary Tommelein - Tecumseh, MI   July 06, 2014

So very very sorry. Prayers to all of family.

Posted by Jimmie Garland - Adrian, MI - Friend   July 06, 2014

Prayers of strength for you and your family.

Posted by Martha Cahill Chatlen - Alpharetta, GA - Old Friend   July 05, 2014

Laura - you and the entire Orlowski family are in our prayers. We are so, so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Kristin, Holly & Kelly Gibson - Ashburn, VA - Friend   July 05, 2014

Deepest condolences to the entire family of curt.i didnt have the honor of knowing your son.but he was my cousin dakota best friend.we are praying for all of you in this ver difficult time in owr family lives and you all.i have heard many kinds words of yoyr son.may the lord comfort your hearts and send his peace on today and the days ahead..

Posted by kelvin &cindy russell -kota dad vince was my cousin - milan, MI - curt was kota friend   July 05, 2014

Wish we were there to hug your family. No words, just love. Take care of yourselves. God is there for you all.

Posted by Sue & Kurt - Lindon, UT - Friend   July 05, 2014


We pray that the Lord will wrap his loving arms around all of the Orlowski family and comfort you. We know that the Lord has taken Curt into his merciful and loving arms and has prepared a place for him.
Rick and Jackie Ellyson Spring Hill, FL

Posted by Rick and Jackie Ellyson - Spring Hill, FL - Cousins   July 05, 2014

What a nice young man. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Kristin Hess    July 05, 2014


Crystal and I pray for the Orlowski family for their sudden and huge loss. I have seen first hand the amount of love this family shares and our hearts ache for your loss. God Bless Curt and your family.

Jon and Crystal Ellyson (Cousins)

Posted by Jon& Crystal Ellyson - Tampa, FL - Cousins   July 05, 2014

Curt was a sweetheart, a very kind hearted person. I send prayers to the family in hoping for strength during this hard time.

Posted by Shelby Salisbury - Tecumseh, MI - friend   July 05, 2014


Curt will be greatly missed. God's comfort and Peace to his family and friends.

Posted by Cynthia Golema - Tecumseh, MI - Friend   July 05, 2014

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