M.L. "Meatloaf" Curry

May 18, 1932 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 89)


M.L. “Meatloaf” Curry, 89, of Tolono, peacefully passed away on November 5th, 2021 at Illini Heritage Nursing Home. Lowell was born on May 18th, 1932 to Russell and Neva Curry. He was raised by Harold and Clara Curry and graduated from Windsor High School in 1950. He served 4 years in the United States Navy and married Norma Dobson in 1956. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma, sons, Larry and Kelly, and his brother David Curry. Surviving are his sister, Connie (Gurney) Hatter, his children Cindy (Kevin) Schweighart, Russell (Julie) Curry, Lori (Roger) Oakes, and Elizabeth (Justin Dillman) Whalen. He also has 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. 


Lowell was a member of the Tolono Masonic Lodge. Lowell was happiest when he was hunting at the deer woods, lending a helping hand to friends and neighbors, and being with family. He was a wonderful caretaker to his son, Kelly, after he was disabled in an accident, and they are now reunited watching Wheel of Fortune together again. 


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