Kurt L. Blazek died Thursday, December 20, 2018 in Denver, Colorado from injuries sustained in a car/pedestrian accident in downtown Scottsbluff on December 18. Born September 26, 1955 in Schuyler, Nebraska, Kurt was the son of Lambert and Alma Blazek. He graduated from Schuyler High School in 1973, attended Platte County Community College and graduated from Midland University with a degree in Accounting in 1977. Kurt worked for several years at Fleischer Manufacturing in Columbus before opening Auditax in Norfolk which he owned and operated.
As a long time Mason and Shriner, Kurt was a Past Master of Acacia Lodge #34 in Schuyler, a Past Master of the Norfolk Lodge and very active in the Scottsbluff Lodge. He was a KCCH of the Scottish Rite of Alliance, a member of York Rite of Lincoln, Tehama Shrine in Hastings and the Panhandle Shrine Club. He was a devoted volunteer at Cirrus House and loved sports, particularly the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Nebraska Huskers.
Kurt married Sally McGarry in 1996 and they lived in Norfolk, then moved to
Scottsbluff in 2011. They are divorced.
He is survived by his brother, Bruce (Linda) Blazek of Parkville, Missouri, a cousin, Emmett Dickey of Dodge and many friends.
A memorial will be held at a later date.