Kurt "Buff" Stark
October 6, 1966 - July 2, 2018


Kurt "Buff" Stark
Oct 6, 1966 - Jul 2, 2018

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Kurt "Buff" Albert Stark, age 51, unexpectedly died on, July 2, 2018, at his home in Winona, MN. Kurt is survived by his parents, Curtis and Betty Stark, of Rollingstone, MN; his siblings, Richard (Debbie K), Daniel (Debbie A), LoRae (Steve) Chick, DonLea "Pete" (Debra L) and Christopher (Erin); and his 15 nieces and nephews and 16 great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and infant sister.

Kurt was born on October 6, 1966 in Winona and spent childhood growing up in Utica and Minnesota City. He graduated from Winona Senior High in 1985. Kurt was a devoted fan of The Vikings and Twins and had a deep love of music. He enjoyed playing the drums throughout his life and spending time with his family and friends. Kurt also had a love for playing Cribbage and games with his group of close friends.

A celebration of life gathering is scheduled for July 10, 2018, from 3:00-5:00pm, at Hoff Funeral Home in Goodview, MN. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Kurt's life. The family would like to thank Hoff Funeral and Cremation Services for their guidance and assistance during this difficult time.

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Mickey & Dan Barr on Jul 10, 2018

Kurt "Buff" was a good friend to our son, Eric Barr, back in the '80's. We are so sorry to hear of his death. Our deepest sympathies to the family - our son died in 1995 and we know how painful this can be for parents and siblings especially. God rest him, and peace to you all. Dan & Mickey Barr

Jim and Lisa Thomas on Jul 9, 2018

Buff was a great guy. Me and my husband Jim Will Always remember him for all the great times we all had when we were younger, Especially the Halloween party's every year, Hanging at latch, Bon Fires..I just talked to buff and he wanted to know when the next summer slippin away bash was at prarie island every year... So I wrote it down for him, cause he wanted to come to it... GOD BLESS HIS HEART...GONNA MISS YOU FRIEND. JIM AND LISA THOMAS.

Lisa (Kaiser) McGovern on Jul 7, 2018

Curt, Betty, and Family,
I hadn't seen Kurt for many years but when we ran into each other a year or so ago I couldn't believe he remembered me. Such a kind person. Prayers to all of you.
Lisa (Kaiser) McGovern

Shannon Randall on Jul 7, 2018

CandleRest in Peace Buff-lots of good memories, you'll always be remembered.

Dan Stark on Jul 6, 2018

Rest in peace little brother.. I wish you were in our lives a little longer. You will be deeply missed
by all that knew you. Dan

Margaret Beech on Jul 6, 2018

To Betty, Curt and family...My deepest sympathy goes out to you...Losing ones w love is the hardest part we must go through....May God help you through your grief we will never leave...May all your happy memories be kept close in your heart where he will always be...May you rest in peace Kurt....From a long time co-worker friend Margaret beech

Dian Gappa on Jul 5, 2018

Dear Betty, Curt and family...I am so very sorry for your loss. So many years have passed since meeting Buff. He always remembered who we were and we will never forget Buff. May God comfort all of you with His great love and help you smile each day with your memories. May Buff rest in peace and I pray that all of you will have peace.

Derek Breiland on Jul 5, 2018

Rock on Buff!

Derek Breiland on Jul 5, 2018

My sincerest condolences to the Stark family. Buff was a great guy and we had so many good times growing up back in the day. I will always cherish his friendship and the memories that went along with it. Rock on Buff!

Mardy Midler on Jul 5, 2018

Betty, Curt and family: You have my sympathy in the loss of your son. May God comfort you.

Jan Wieser on Jul 5, 2018

I have such fond memories of Buff from high school. He was always kind. I ran into Buff a couple of years ago and was delighted to see him and impressed that he remembered me. I was so saddened to hear of his unexpected passing. May God bless his family with grace and beautiful memories. Buff was a good man.

Lisa "Hutson" Kramer on Jul 5, 2018

Memories will always be cherished, it's been a long time Buff but you were always sweet to me. Many nights at the roller rink and talking on the phone at night when we were supposed to be in bed. You'll be missed by many. May the Lord comfort your family and friends. Your in a better place and are finally free. I know you have lost some dear friends and now you can reunite. God Bless

Debbie (Gappa) Bambenek on Jul 4, 2018

I'm so saddened to hear of this loss. Memories are held close, and dear. He has won, in the end. Eternal life awaits. May you all be held in the hands of our Lord, providing your needs to carry you through the days of grieving. Which is the rest of our lives. Blessings to all.

Sheri hatter on Jul 4, 2018

We had a lot of good times back in the day. Buff was a good friend and a very talented drummer. Glad I got to see him at the movie Solo- fly with the angels!!

Mike Berg on Jul 3, 2018

CandleI can still hear Buff play the drums to this day! He was very talented......

Mike Berg

Rick on Jul 3, 2018

Farewell little brother. Your long, difficult struggle has ended. Your newly found peace is eternal. Rick.



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