October 12, 2023
Curtis (Curt) M. Rafferty, 79 of Lee's Summit, Missouri, died on the morning of Sept. 29, 2023, at Lee's Summit Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 4, 1943, in Belle-ville, Kansas, to Peter (Mike) Raf- ferty and Maxine Semke Rafferty.
He grew up in Mankato, Kansas where, as Curt described, he lived an "Opie" childhood. After graduating from Fort Hays State University in 1969, he moved to Kansas City, Missouri, to work for Allstate Insurance Company as an insurance agent. He retired in 2008 after 40 years with Allstate.
He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Sandra (Sandi) Grof...