Michael William “Mick” Kuryla Jr., 77, of International Falls, Minn., died Monday, May 13, 2019, at Carefree Living, Orr, Minn., with family by his side.
He was born Jan. 31, 1942, in International Falls, to Mike and Helen (Coran) Kuryla.
Mick grew up in International Falls and graduated from Falls High School in 1960.
Mick served in the Army and later in the Army Reserves. He was honorably discharged in 1970.
On Nov. 28, 1964, Mick married Iverne Borg and they had two daughters, Melissa (Missy) and Heather. Later on, he was blessed with two grandsons, Jordan and Brady Walls.
Mick love, love, loved to hunt! He hunted almost any animal. He loved to build things and built their beautiful home and garages mostly on his own.
Mick worked at Boise Cascade and then MA Mortenson until he retired in 1997.
Mick was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Helen (Coran) Kuryla; and his brother, John (Butch) Kuryla.
He is survived by his wife, Iverne Kuryla; daughters, Missy Walls and Heather Kuryla; two grandsons, Jordan (Kelsey) Walls and Brady Walls; brothers, Jim Kuryla, Tom (Peggy) Kuryla, Jerry Kuryla and Paul Kuryla; sisters, Chris Anne (Joe) Polus and Margaret (Wayne) Holmestad; sister-in-law, Linda Kuryla; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to Carefree Living Staff for their great care.
A funeral mass was conducted Thursday, May 16, at St. Thomas Catholic Church.
Condolences may be left at www.greenlarsen.com.
Arrangements were with Green-Larsen Mortuary Inc., International Falls.