Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
Kenneth E. Kuhn, 83, Rockford, died at 8:32 a.m. Aug. 9, 2010, at his home.
He was born April 15, 1927, in Rockford to Leroy and Opal Jackson Kuhn. On Aug. 6, 1949, he married Alfrieda Braun, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, James (Brenda) Kuhn, Celina, Kenneth (Elaine) Kuhn, Greenville, and Michael (Lisa) Kuhn, Rockford; five daughters, Mary Jo (Terry) Joseph, Rockford, Diana (Buck) Kahlig, Coldwater, Denise (Tim) Myers, Rockford, Teresa Cowans, Berne, Ind., and Annie (Matt) Ford, Rockford; three brothers, Donald (Pat) Kuhn, Florida, Charles (Jackie) Kuhn, Missouri, and Tom (Sue) Kuhn, Missouri; three sisters, Margaret (Floyd) Highley, Celina, Judy (Phil) Lautzenheiser, Van Wert, and Rita (Dave) Swygart, Decatur, Ind.; a daughter-in-law, Jo Kuhn, Rockford; 30 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Stephen Kuhn; a brother and his wife, Dean and Marilyn Kuhn; and a sister and her husband, Maxine and Virgil Vorhees.
He was a 1946 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School in Celina. He retired from International Harvester in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1292, both in Rockford.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Ken Alt officiating. Burial is at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford.
Memorials can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at ketchamripley.com.