Curtis Hartwell Forness, 91, of Sheridan, WY, died Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Sheridan. Curtis was born September 2, 1927, to John and Myrtle (Heglie) Forness in Abercrombie, ND. At age 17 he enlisted in the Navy and was stationed in Guam and Newfoundland. In 1951, he married Norma Moen, his devoted wife of 67 years, in Fargo, ND. They raised their children Cindy and Bruce in Fargo, Lewistown and Billings, MT and Fremont, CA. Curtis was a proud Teamster of 35 years and drove more than 3 million safe miles.

Curtis is survived by his wife Norma Forness, daughter Cynthia Lorenz of Denver, son Bruce (Ann) Forness of Sheridan, grandchildren Eric (Megan) Lorenz of Denver, Matt (Melissa) Lorenz of Brentwood, CA, Buck (Samantha) Lorenz of Livermore, CA and 6 great grandchildren.

No Services are planned at this time.

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Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.

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