Obituary: Curtis Chester Millard, 66, of Fort Atkinson

Curtis Chester Millard, 66, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 3.

Curt was born on November 12, 1955 to parents Chester and Harriet (Kienbaum) Millard in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Curt grew up in Whitewater and graduated from Whitewater High School in 1974. He went on to study at Madison Area Technical College.

In 1985, he married Maureen Schindler of Fort Atkinson at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Atkinson.

Curt worked for 30 years as a pressman at W.D. Hoard & Sons. He was always willing
to help colleagues and friends, and earned a reputation of reliability among all who
knew him. He would not hesitate to help a neighbor in need by shoveling driveways or driving over to fix a TV.

Curt was always incredibly dedicated to his family whether bringing them a meal at
work, helping them move, or simply checking in. He was in contact with his daughters
every day and always provided a shoulder to lean on.

Curt enjoyed grilling and cooking new recipes. His family was always in awe of his
intelligence, and despite valiant attempts, no one could ever beat him at “Jeopardy.”

Curt is survived by his wife, Maureen of Fort Atkinson; daughter, Megan (Wesley) Chiu
of Chicago, Illinois; daughter, Erin (Alex) Herrera of Waukesha; sister, Ellen Millard of
Whitewater; sister-in-law, Laurie Millard of Reedsburg, and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Millard; father and mother-in-
law, Doug and Dolores Schindler; and two brothers-in-law, Mike and Tim Schindler.

Private services will be held, followed by a celebration of life at a later date.

As an expression of sympathy, please consider a donation to the Fort Atkinson Food
Pantry or the Humane Society of Jefferson County.

Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences
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