May E. Kuhn, age 91, of Emerald, WI, died on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Willow Ridge Care Center in Amery, WI where she had been a resident the past year.
May Elizabeth Kuhn was born on February 6, 1922 in Cylon Township, St. Croix County, WI, the daughter of William & Hilda (Schold) Fitzer. She grew up near Emerald, WI in Cylon Township and attended Highlanding Country School and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1940. May was married to Orville Kuhn on March 27, 1941 in Stillwater, MN. Together they made their home in Forest Township for many years and raised six children; Carolyn, Darrel, Lois, Terry, Bruce, & Brian. In her spare time, May enjoyed bird watching, gardening, crocheting and traveling. She was a member of the Forest United Methodist Church.
May is preceded in death by her parents, William & Hilda Fitzer; an infant son; great granddaughter, Sophia Zuerlein; great great-granddaughter, Ellaina Kuhn; daughter in law, Yvonne Kuhn; brothers, Russell & Lloyd Fitzer; and sister, Leona Frye.
May is survived by her husband Orville Kuhn of Amery, WI; daughters and sons: Carolyn (Gary) Buhr of Circle Pines, MN, Darrel Kuhn of Deer Park, WI, Lois (Edward) Feirer of Minneapolis, MN, Terry (Susan) Kuhn of Hudson, WI, Bruce (Tammy) Kuhn of Emerald, WI, Brian (Brenda) Kuhn of New Richmond, WI; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; brother & sister Helen Ballard of Taft, CA and Robert Fitzer of Deer Park, WI; and many relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service was held at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church in Clear Lake, WI on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 1 pm, with visitation at the United Methodist Church in Clear Lake, WI on Saturday, January 4, 2014 from 11 am to 1 pm.
Casketbearers were Jason Buhr, Jeff Kuhn, Matthew Feirer, Lance Kuhn, Andrew Kuhn, Max Kuhn.
Pastor Steve Kaehr officiated and music was provided by Brian Wick.
Interment was at Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, WI.
Scheuermann Funeral Home in Clear Lake, WI handled the arrangements, www.clearlakefuneralhome.com