Monday, September 24th, 2012
Lee Kuck, 67, New Bremen, died Sept. 22, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Jan. 7, 1945, in New Bremen, to Ewald and Esther Quellhorst Kuck.
Also surviving are two children, Chris (Teresa) Kuck, New Bremen, and Angela Kuck, Arlington, Va.; siblings Frances (Richard) Reese, Pandora, David (Beverly) Kuck, New Bremen, Barbara Dill, Alexandria, Va., William (Tena) Kuck, New Bremen, and Lois (Bruce) Saintignon, Montezuma; a granddaughter and a former wife, Deb Kuck.
Deceased is a sister, Helen Haeseker.
He graduated from New Bremen High School in 1963 and was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen. He served as a trustee at American Legion Post 241, and was a member of New Bremen Rod and Gun Club and the Home Benefit Association, New Bremen. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve and the New Bremen/German Township Fire Dept.
He owned and operated the former Kuck's Silo, and later became part owner of ConAg/Quality Ready Mix, St. Marys.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, New Bremen, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be given to the New Bremen Fire Foundation.
Condolences may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.