Orville L. Kuhn, age 95, of Emerald, WI, died on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Willow Ridge Care Center in Amery, WI where he had been a resident the past year.
Orville L. Kuhn was born on May 6, 1920 in Forest Township, St. Croix County, WI, the son of Herman & Anna (Thompson) Kuhn. He grew up in Forest Township, was baptized at the Forest Methodist Church, and attended Glenwood City and Clear Lake schools. Orville graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1938. He was married to May Elizabeth Fitzer on March 27, 1941 in Stillwater, MN. Together they made their home in Forest Township, operating their dairy farm there for many years, and raising six children; Carolyn, Darrel, Lois, Terry, Bruce, & Brian. In his spare time, Orville enjoyed reading and traveling, taking many trips with May out West and visiting family in Canada. He was a member of the Willow River United Methodist Parish.
Orville is preceded in death by his wife, May Kuhn; parents, Herman and Anna Kuhn; an infant son; great-granddaughter, Sophia Zuerlein; great-great-granddaughter, Ellaina Kuhn; daughter-in-law, Yvonne Kuhn; brothers, Frank, Henry, Lorne, Raymond, Wesley, & Myron; sisters, Evelyn, Vivian, Alice, & Hilda.
Orville is survived by his daughters and sons Carolyn (Gary) Buhr – Circle Pines, MN, Darrel Kuhn – Deer Park, WI, Lois (Edward) Feirer – St. Anthony, MN, Terry (Susan) Kuhn – Hudson, WI, Bruce (Tammy) Kuhn – Emerald, WI, Brian (Brenda) Kuhn – New Richmond, WI; 18 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; 8 great, great grandchildren; and many relatives and friends.
The funeral service was at the Living Word Chapel in Forest, WI on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., officiated by Bishop Randy Dean. Visitation was at the Living Word Chapel in Forest, WI on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Casketbearers were Jason Buhr, Jeff Kuhn, Matthew Feirer, Lance Kuhn, Andrew Kuhn, Max Kuhn. Ginger Dean & Melissa Buhr provided music.
Interment was at Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, WI.
Scheuermann Funeral Home in Clear Lake, WI handled the arrangements, www.clearlakefuneralhome.com.