Michael D. Curran

Michael D. Curran, 43, currently of Minneapolis, MN, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023 after many years struggling with alcohol addiction. He was born January 31, 1980 to Deb (Cardinal) Olsen and Brian Curran.

Mike graduated from Goodrich High School. He attended Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and School of Art Institute of Chicago.

Mike had a zest for “big city” life. His talent for cooking lead him to work with Emeril Lagasse and Andrew Zimmern in their restaurants. Mike loved to write and made a career working as a copywriter for Hal Riney in San Francisco and 3M Company. He loved to travel, especially to New Orleans, where he would visit many restaurants in pursuit of his favorite meals. Other hobbies included art, photography and fishing.

Mike is survived by his mother and stepfather, Deb (Neil) Olsen; his father and stepmother, Brian (Vonal) Curran; his siblings, Kristopher (Penny Greibesland) Olsen, Britney Olsen, Devin (Jake) Blanchette and Brendan (Magie Meloy) Curran; two nieces and two nephews; one grandfather, Richard Cardinal; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joyce Blare, Eugene (Marles) Curran and Norm (Gerry) Olsen.

He was a kind and gentle man and will be missed dearly.

Visitation: Mike’s family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, April 7, 2023 for time of gathering from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E Division Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the family for a memorial that will be established.