From the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Dec. 26, 1973:
    Curtis Black, 85, Shawano, died Tuesday morning following a heart attack. Born in Shawano Oct. 2, 1888 to the late Mr. and Mrs. John C. Black, he was president and director of the Shawano National Bank when it opened Jan. 4, 1935. He served as president of the bank until 1968 when he became chairman of the board. Mr. Black was a member of the Rotary Club of Shawano, the Masonic Lodge of Shawano and the First United Presbyterian Church of Shawano. In November, 1969, he was the recipient of the Shawano Distinguished Citizens Award. On April 3, 1961, he married Isabelle Eich in Shawano.
    Survivors are his wife; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, Marshfield. One brother, Charles preceded him in death.
    Friends may call at First United Presbyterian Church, Shawano, from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday. Masonic Service 8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Donald Owen officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Shawano. A memorial fund has been established
for the First United Presbyterian Church and the Shawano Community Hospital. Karth-Kopitzke Funeral Home, Shawano is in charge of all arrangements.