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Kathleen L. Kuhn, 94, of Waldron, passed away October 9, 2017 at Waldron Health & Rehab.
Born March 6, 1923 in Rush County, she was the daughter of Evert Meal and Dessie (Theobald) Meal. She married Charles D. Kuhn on July 24, 1943 and he preceded her on August 18, 2011.
Survivors include children- Donna M. Gollnick of Arlington, Virginia, Marvin D. Kuhn (wife Donna) of Homer, Larry R. Kuhn (wife Libby) of Morgantown, Marilyn J. Adams (husband David) of Waldron,Dwain R. Kuhn (wife Linda) of Waldron; brothers Melvin Meal of Connersville, Norman Meal of Rushville;15 grandchildren- Michele Clarke (husband Stewart), Doug Kuhn (wife Andrea), Amy Hunter, Maria Swift (husband Wayne), Brad Kuhn, Brian Kuhn (wife Virginia), Sarah Nordby (husband Jason), Patrick Mullins (wife Tamre), Carrie Hamilton (husband Chris), Jason Adams (wife Amber), Heather Dyson (husband Ronnie), April Rife (husband Brady), Heather Ross (husband Anthony Thomas), Brooke Fischer (husband Brad),
Katie Cunningham (husband Seth); 42 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, sister Edith Kuhn, and great grandson Tommy Hamilton.
Mrs. Kuhn had lived in this area her entire lifetime had been co-owner/administrator of Waldron Health Care Home for 18 years, retiring in 1982. She had previously worked 5 1/2 years for Clifford and Evelyn Nasby at the old Waldron Nursing Home. She graduated from Waldron High School in 1941, attended Indiana University for one year, and completed the Nursing Home Administrator's course from IU of Indy.
She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ since 1943, and was a member of Senior Citizens of Waldron, Waldron Community Club, Zonta Club of Shelbyville, Red Hat Society, and Zion Women's Guild.
Kathleen enjoyed reading, traveling, sewing, musicals, watching movies, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was especially proud of her children and grandchildren's educational achievements.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:30 am at Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100 N., Shelbyville, with Dr. Brad Schultz officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be observed on Thursday evening, October 12, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos
Road.
Memorial contributions can be made to Zion United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, or Rheumatoid Arthritis/American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.net.
Published on October 12, 2017
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