Curtis Donald Edholm, M.D., age 91 passed away January 23, 2020 in Grand Rapids. . He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Breas Furgerson Edholm, his parents, his brothers Sidney and Dean and his niece Nancy Conway Lehman. Dr. Edholm is survived by nephew Sidney (Linda) Edholm, his nieces Mary Willamowski, Cathy Buck, Kelly Agnello, his sister-in-law Beth Conway and 20 grandnieces/nephews. Born July 10, 1927 in Detroit as the youngest son of Sidney and Alice Edholm. In 1948 he earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Michigan and then his doctor of medicine (M.D.) from Wayne University College of Medicine in 1952. Dr. Edholm came to Grand Rapids for his internship at Saint Mary’s Hospital after which he entered the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. He then returned to Grand Rapids for his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency from 1955 to 1959. Dr. Edholm worked in private practice at St. Mary’s Hospital where he served on and chaired most of the major committees during his 25 years. He was Vice Chief of Staff of the hospital from 1966 to 1969, Chief of Staff from 1969 to 1972 and Chairman of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department from 1981 to 1984. Dr. Edholm was also the Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency from 1977 to 1984, became a Trustee of the Dr. Frank Doran Foundation for Medical Education in 1984 and was an Honorary Trustee of the Saint Mary’s Doran Foundation in 1999. At Mary Free Bed Hospital, he was twice Vice Chief of Staff, Chief of Staff from 1978 to 1980, Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department from 1969 to 1973 and a member of the Michigan Orthopaedic Society, serving as President from 1972 to 1974. Dr. Edholm was one of the founding members of the Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics. At his request, there will be no visitation. After cremation, his ashes will be placed next to those of his wife at Graceland Mausoleum in Grand Rapids. Donations may be made in his honor to the Saint Mary’s Doran Foundation, 200 Jefferson Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 or Mary Free Bed Hospital, 235 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.