Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
Gertrude "Trudy" Pauline Schwieterman Kuenning, 74, died July 10, 2011, in Concord, N.H..
She was born April 17, 1937, in Otis Hospital, Celina, to Urban and Corinne Schwieterman.
Surviving are two sons, Kevin Kuenning, Concord, and Keith (Tess) Kuenning, Bow, N.H.; two brothers, David (Ruth Ann) Schwieterman, New Bremen, and Dr. Donald (Marilyn) Schwietermen, Maria Stein; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Kirk Kuenning, a sister, Betty Jo Gormley, and brother-in-law, Donald Gormley.
A 1955 graduate of New Bremen High School, she graduated from the University of Dayton in 1959 and earned her master's degree in education from there in 1977. She began teaching in the New Bremen school system in 1969 and in 1977 became elementary principal. She retired in 2001 and moved to New Hampshire.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Concord. In early autumn on a date to be determined, the family will receive friends at Gilberg Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and a Mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, New Bremen, with burial following in St. Augustine Cemetery, Minster.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Trudy Kuenning Memorial Fund at Merrimack County Savings Bank, 503 South St., Bow, NH 03304.