Shelby  County  Indiana
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Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home
July 30, 2015
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          Gladys O. Kuhn,  89, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at her residence.  She was born Oct. 31, 1925, to  Russell Wendling and Mary (Marshall) Wendling  in Rush County.  She was married to  Russell Kuhn for 71 years, and he survives.
          Other survivors include six children:  Karin DeBaun  and husband, Bruce, of Shelbyville;  Kenneth Kuhn  and wife, Cindy, of Shelbyville;  Bill Kuhn  and wife, Vicki, of Manilla;  John Kuhn  and wife, Tamara, of Shelbyville;   Mark Kuhn  and wife, Cindy, of Shelbyville; and  Rex Kuhn  and wife, Susan, of Morristown; grandchildren,  Amy Neidlinger,  Courtney DeBaun,  Travis Kuhn,  Mandy Coy,  Molly Winzenread,  Emily Parker,  Andy Kuhn,  Mary Trebley,  Kelli Cannup,  Lori Grubbs,  Kimberly McKenney,  Tyler Claytor,  Brett Kuhn,  Alison Nunnally,  Justin Kuhn,  Jill Kuhn,  Julie Kuhn,  Stacy Rouse,  Ben Kuhn  and  Russ Kuhn;  and 37 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and two sisters.
          Mrs. Kuhn was a lifetime resident of the area.  She graduated from Waldron High School in 1943. Mrs. Kuhn was a homemaker.  She was a member of Lewis Creek Baptist Church.  Gladys was very active in her church and church activities.  Her greatest joy was Buck, her family and grandchildren.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.  Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Zion Cemetery in Shelby County, with John Swisher officiating.  Memorial contributions may be given to Our Hospice of Decatur/Shelby in care of the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Criterion
Online Edition
May 28, 2010
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KUHN, Kathryn B., 94, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 14.  Mother of  Larry,  Norman  and  Stephan Kuhn.  Sister of  Agnes Fout.  Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 17.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


Murphy  Parks  Funeral  Service
Online Edition
Kathryn B. Kuhn
May 27, 1915 - May 14, 2010
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          Kathryn B. Kuhn, 94, of Shelbyville, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at Morristown Manor. Born May 27, 1915, in Knoxville, Iowa, she was the daughter of  Frank and  Mary (Schuck) Tragesser.  She married  Maurice A. Kuhn  on September 19, 1937 and he preceded her in death on May 26, 2004.
          Survivors include her sons,  Norman W. Kuhn (wife, Jane); and  Stephan H. Kuhn  of Shelbyville and  Larry E. Kuhn (wife, Helen) of Camden, DE;  sister, Agnes Fout of Louisville, Ky; granddaughters,  Robin Saxton and  Peggy Wintjen of DE,  Julia Weintraut, of Waldron,  Michele Dicen of Martinsville,  Kathleen Dolengo of PA,  Mary Schene  and  Megan Kuhn  of Shelbyville and  Beth Gwinnup of Brookston; grandsons,  Kevin Kuhn of DE. and  Andrew Kuhn of Indianapolis; and 17 great grandchildren.
          She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son,  Dale Kuhn, brothers,  Francis,  Thomas and  Albert Tragesser; and sister,  Gertrude McGargill.
          Mrs. Kuhn spent her entire married life in her rural Shelby County farm home as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
          She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
          Mrs. Kuhn loved reading, cooking and gardening.
          Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 17th, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service and Crematory, 703 S. Harrison Street.
          Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 18th, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Chris Craig officiating.
          Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Shelbyville.
          Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 127 E. Broadway, Shelbyville, IN. 46176.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, November 13, 2009
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Barbara Dean Kuhn, 73, of Arlington died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, Greenwood.
Born Jan. 20, 1936, in Indianapolis, tp  Robert Clinton and  Ethel Pandora (Paugh) Carey.
Married Paul Andrew Kuhn on Jan. 6, 1957; he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 1997.
Survivors include her children,  Theresa L. Frazee  of Shelbyville,  Deborah C. Adams (husband, Steve) of Rushville,  Daniel A. Kuhn (wife, Cindy) of Manilla,  Charlotte M. Gridley (husband, Jim) of Greenwood and  Beverley K. Gesell (husband, David) of Connersville; brother,  Robert Carey Jr. (wife, Cecil) of Anderson; sister,  Pam Graham (husband, Dale) of Spencer; grandchildren,  Jennifer Cain (husband, Jason),  Kira Thomas (husband, Ryan),  Sirena Frazee Andrew Gridley,  Danielle Kuhn,  Ashley Kuhn,  Brandon Gridley,  Christine Kuhn  and  Richard Kuhn;  stepgrandchildren,  Austin Dodd and  Mykenzie Dodd; and great-granddaughter, Jocelyn Cain.
Lived in Arlington for more than 50 years; previously had lived in Fountaintown.
Homemaker and formerly worked in the cafeteria and deli at Benjamin Rush Junior High School in Rushville and at Kroger in Shelbyville.
Graduated from Morristown High School in 1954.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ and Zion Women’s Guild and a charter member of Manilla Town and Country Extension Homemakers Club.
Enjoyed gardening, quilting, cooking and sharing her knowledge with everyone she came in contact with.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road.
Funeral services:  Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100N.
Burial:  Zion Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions may be made to Benesse Center, American Cancer Society or Zion United Church of Christ, in care of the funeral home.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
October 9, 2007
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James David Kuhn, 63, Bermuda Dunes, California, died September 24, 2007.
S/o  Ella C. Meltzer,  Manilla and former Shelby County resident  Bernard Kuhn  of Indio, Calif.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
November 17, 2006
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Marjorie Jean Kuhn, 80, of Waldron, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at Waldron Health Care Home in Waldron.
Born Sept. 17, 1926, in Mount Comfort in Hancock County, d/o  Albert and Nancy (Holmes) Brune.
Married  Arno J. Kuhn  on Oct. 31, 1948, and he survives.
Other survivors:  three sons, Bruce Kuhn (wife, Janice) and  Max Kuhn, both of Waldron, and  Keith Kuhn  of Cincinnati, Ohio; two daughters,  Sara Meloy  (husband, Jim) of Roswell, Ga., and  Diana McNeely(husband, Kent) of Shelbyville; six grandchildren,  Kim Everhart,  Ed Kuhn,  Angela Hoover,  Megan Meloy,  Mauri Kuhn  and  Nicholas McNeely; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Lved most of her life in Rush and Shelby counties.
Homemaker and also had been employed in the auditor's office with Dwain Laird.
Graduated in 1944 from Milroy High School.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ Women's Guild; a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star; Twix N Tween Homemakers Club; past president of Shelby County Extension Homemakers from 1985 to 1987; Waldron Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary; and a Republican Party precinct committeewoman.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road.
Funeral services at Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100N, with the Rev. Mary Lundgren officiating.
Burial:  Zion Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, May 27, 2004
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Maurice A. Kuhn, 92, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004.
Born Sept. 10, 1911, in Shelby County, s/o  Harry and Edna (DeBaun) Kuhn.  Married  Kathryn Tragesser  on Sept. 19, 1937, and she survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Larry E. Kuhn  (wife, Helen) of Camden, Del.,  Stephan H. Kuhn  and Norman W. Kuhn (wife, Jane), both of Shelbyville; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Dale Kuhn, one sister and three brothers.
Lifelong farmer in Addison Township.
Graduated in 1930 from Shelbyville High School.
Member of Farm Bureau Co-op and St. Joe Social Club.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St.  Rev. Don Quinn officiating.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, December 17, 2003
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Louise G. Kuhn, 91, of Greenfield, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2003.
Born April 17, 1912, Shelby County, d/o George and Sally (Naylor) Gatewood.  Married Emerson J. Kuhn and he preceded her in death in 1998.
Survivors include one son, Bill Kuhn of Urbandale, Iowa; two daughters, Janet Bearhope of Greenfield and Sharon Corbett of Monroe, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Fout, and one brother, Lemuel Gatewood.
Retired as office manager from Hancock Rural Telephone Co.
Volunteer at Hancock Memorial Hospital in Greenfield.
Graduated from Morristown High School and attended business college.
Women’s Literary Club, and Westland Friends Church.
Pasco-Stillinger Funeral Home, Greenfield. Westland Friends Church, at County Roads 700 East and 300 South, in Hancock County.
Revs. Dave Deem and Frances Kinsley officiating.
Westland Friends Cemetery in Hancock County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westland Friends Church, in care of Pasco-Stillinger Funeral Home, 1780 W. Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, April 23, 2003
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Ethel Kuhn, 83, of Waldron, died Monday, April 21, 2003, Waldron. 
Born June 6, 1919, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, d/o  Thomas and Matilda Bristol.
Married  Merel Kuhn  in 1944; preceded her in death in 1987. 
Survivors:  3 sons, Tom (Dee) Kuhn  of Columbus,  Ronnie (Juanita) Kuhn  of Shelbyville and  Roy (Darlene) Kuhn  of Rushville;  2 sisters, Gwyn Bristol  and  Dorothy McInnis, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; 2 brothers, Tom Bristol  and  George Bristol, both of Los Angeles; 9 grandchildren,  Chris Kuhn,  Karen Kuhn,  Benjamin Kuhn,  Brady Kuhn,  Craig Kuhn,  Laura Vetter,  Jeff Kuhn,  Erin Durbin  and  Jennifer Abbott; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by daughter, Norma Kuhn
Resident of Orange Township in Rush County most of her life.
Homemaker.  Nurses aid for more than 15 years at Waldron Health Care Center.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Street Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St.,  the Rev. Dr. Mary Lundgren officiating.
Interment:  Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions:  Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100W, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
December 9, 2002
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Clyde E. Kuhn, 96, of Waldron, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, Waldron.
Born Oct. 19, 1906, Rush County, s/o  George Andrew  and  Katie E. (Callahan) Kuhn.
Married  Eva Irene Rutherford  on Oct. 19, 1941, and she survives.
Other survivors include six nephews, Allen Kuhn,  Todd Kuhn,  Roger Kuhn,  Calvin Kuhn,  Kenneth Stiers  and  Richard Stiers; and four nieces, Kay Alkire,  Kathy Wright,  Linda Adkins  and  Kathryn Thornburg.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence Kuhn  and  Chester Kuhn; and one sister, Irene Margaret Stiers.
Farmer and former electrician, retiring in the late 1960s.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ and Shelby County Farm Bureau.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Street Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St, with the Rev. Dr. Mary Lundgren officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorials:  Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100N, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, May 23, 2002
Nellie M. Kuhn
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Nellie M. Kuhn, 84, lifelong resident of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002.
Born May 28, 1917, Fairland, d/o  Thomas and Millie (Stewart) Tillison.  
Married  Charles E. Hastings  in 1934, and he preceded her in death in April 1972.  
Married Russell L. Kuhn  in 1974; he also preceded her in death.
Survivors:  sons, Charles E. Hastings Jr. of Shelbyville and  Daniel L. Hastings  of Fort Wayne;  three grandchildren, Tony Hastings  of Shelbyville, Daniel L. Hastings Jr. of Santa Cruz, Calif., and  Lori A. Young  of Fort Wayne; and two great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Homemaker.
Member of Old Calvary Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
February, 2001
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Ela Frances Kuhn, 90, Manilla, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, Rush Memorial Hospital, Rushville.
Born April 14, 1910, Walker Township, Rush County, d/o  James "Orson" and Adelma (Macy) Gunning.
Married  Carl A. Kuhn  on Nov. 21, 1928.  He preceded her in death on July 27, 1992.
Survivors include four sons,  James R. Kuhn  of Melbourne Beach, Fla.,  John D. Kuhn  of Arlington,  Mark F. Kuhn  of Shelbyville, and  Joseph D. Kuhn  of Fountaintown; three daughters,  Mrs. Dale (Betty) Harrison  and  Mrs. Russell (Ruth Ann) Henney,  both of Columbus, and  Mrs. Gene (Esther) Kelly  of Sanford, N.C.; 21 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son,  Paul A. Kuhn;  one daughter  Mrs. Carl (Frances) Blount;  one granddaughter; one grandson; and one step granddaughter.
Former Manilla resident.
Past six years was a resident of Millers Merry Manor in Rushville.
Homemaker and a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Shelby County.
Former member of Manilla Fireman’s Ladies Auxiliary and Rush County Farm Bureau.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mary Lundgren officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions:  Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100N, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, February 3, 2000
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Edwin Earl Kuhn, 84, Lady Lake, Fla., died Sunday at Leesburg Memorial Hospital, Leesburg, Fla.
Former  Shelby County resident.
Born April 13, 1915, in Rush County, s/o  Andrew J. and  Lucy (Coers) Kuhn.
Married  Evelyn (Shanks) Kuhn, and she preceded him in death in 1999.
Graduated in 1935 from Manilla High School.
U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Europe and a retired heavy equipment engineer.
Member of the Operating Engineers Union Local 487, Miami, Fla., and the Zion United Church of Christ, Shelbyville, and attended Church of All Faiths, Lady Lake, Fla.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ramon (Sandra) Blessing, Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister Edna Pearl Clawson, Shelbyville; one brother, Bernard Kuhn, Indio, Calif.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Jeffers Mortuary Chapel, Greeneville, Tenn.;  Rev. Robert L. Smith officiating.
Burial:  Chuckey Community Cemetery, Greeneville, Tenn.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
March 30, 1998
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          Willard C. Kuhn,  90, Shelbyville, died Wednesday at Major Hospital.  Born Dec. 23, 1907, in Shelby County, he was the son of  Edward F. and  Maggie A. (Coers) Kuhn.  On April 9, 1937, he married  Mary Ellen (Milleson) Kuhn,  and she died April 2, 1989.  Mr. Kuhn was a lifelong resident of Union Township, where he was a farmer until he retired in 1973.  He was a graduate of Shelbyville High School and Purdue University.   He was a member of the Shelby County Fair Board for 25 years, the Shelby County REMC Board of directors for 25 years and the Shelby County Farm Bureau.  He also was a lifetime member of the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee and deacon emeritus.
          Survivors include two sons,  Doug Kuhn  and  Phil Kuhn,  both of Shelbyville; two daughters,  Mary Caroline Albin,  Lilburn, Ga., and  Marty Pool,  Crawfordsville; a brother,  Glenn A. Kuhn,  Shelbyville, eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  He also was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
          Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church with the Rev. Robb L. Barlow officiating.  Burial will be in Mount Pisgah Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Mount Pisgah Baptist Church.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
March 30, 1998
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Emerson J. Kuhn, 88, Greenfield, died Sunday at Hancock Memorial Hospital.
Shelby County native 
Born on Nov. 3, 1909, in Shelby County, s/o  Edward and Maggie (Coers) Kuhn.
July 22, 1934, married  Louise (Gatewood) Kuhn, and she survives.
Retired farmer and a retired inspector with the Indiana Department of Transportation.
1927 graduate of Shelbyville High School and a 1931 graduate of Purdue University, basketball letterman during the 1930-31 season.
Sunday school teacher for nearly 50 years.
Lfe member of the Indiana Farm Bureau and a former trustee in Blue River Township, Hancock County.
Survivors:  wife, Greenfield; a son, Bill Kuhn, Urbandale, Iowa; two daughters, Janet Bearhope, Greenfield, and  Sharon Corbett, Columbus, Ohio; two brothers,  Willard Kuhn  and  Glenn Kuhn, both of Shelbyville; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by a sister.
Services:  Westland Friends Church in Hancock County with the Rev. David Deem officiating.
Burial:  Westland Friends Cemetery.
Pasco Memorial Mortuary, Greenfield.
Contributions:  Westland Friends Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, March 26, 1998
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Mavis Jean Kuhn, 75, Shelbyville, died today, Greenfield.
Born Sept. 25, 1922, in Shelby County, d/o  Ira and Verlie (Hartzell) Ensminger.
Married  Oral E. Kuhn on Feb. 28, 1951; he preceded her in death Jan. 22, 1985.
Homemaker and a lifelong Shelby County resident.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ and the Thompson Community Club.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Kuhn, Shelbyville, and  Kent Kuhn, Geneva; and one grandchild.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, Pastor Louis Speller officiating. 
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions:  Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, April 5, 1991
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Theodore A. 'Ted' Kuhn, 91, R.R. 1, Shelbyville, died Thursday, April 4, 1991, Heritage House Convalescent Center.
Born in Shelby County, July 4, 1899, s/o  Frank  and  Bertha (Miller) Kuhn.
Married  Justine Gaines on December 27, 1941; she survives.
Other survivors:  half sister,  Della Meltzer, Morristown.
Retired 1974 from Indiana State Highway Commission.  Former employee Shelby County Highway Department.
WWI veteran.  Member, past state vice president of the WWI Veterans Barracks No. 190, Osgood.
Life member of Morristown American Legion No. 102.  Member of the F&AM Lodge No. 28 and Marion Township Farm Bureau.
Hauk-Spencer Mortuary, Morristown.  Graveside services, Rev. James Horner officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
April 3, 1989
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Mary Ellen Kuhn, 72, R.R.6 Shelbyville, died Sunday at W.S. Major Hospital.
Born July 5, 1916, Portland, Ore., d/o  Gene and Caroline Hilderbrand Milleson.
Married  Willard Kuhn  April 9, 1937;  he survives in Columbus.
Spent most of life in Shelby County.
Interior designer for Jack Sander Interiors for 25 years.
Attended Mt. Pisgah Baptist church.  Former member of the Zonta club.
Survivors:  children, Marty Pool, Crawfordsville,  Phil Kuhn, Bern,  Mary Caroline Albin, Atlanta, Ga., and  Doug Kuhn, Shelbyville;  six grandchildren.
A brother and sister preceded in death.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Barlow officiating.
Contributions to Shelby County Cancer Society or Mt. Pisgah Baptist Building Fund.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming



The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, May 20, 1981
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          Mrs. Hester Elizabeth Kuhn,  78, 111 Third St., died at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at W.S. Major Hospital where she had been a patient for two days.  She had been in failing health for several years.
          Mrs. Kuhn belonged to the First Church of the Nazarene here.
          Born April 23, 1903 in Shelby County, a daughter of  Alonzo and Nora (Kehrt) Nigh,  she was married Aug. 12, 1919 to  Loren Kuhn,  who died Nov. 20, 1969.
          Surviving are a daughter,  Reba M. McNeely,  Shelbyville; a sister,  Mrs. Howard (Mae Rose) Margison,  Shelbyville; a brother,  Johnnie Nigh,  Morristown; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.  A brother preceded in death.
          Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Carmony Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Jewell officiting.  Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery, Morristown.  Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
October, 1979
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Cleatus Kuhn, 84, died at home Friday, October 5, 1979.
Resided R.R. 1, Manilla.
Born July 31, 1895 in Shelby County, s/o  Frank  and  Betty Miller Kuhn.
Married  Cora I. Haehl on July 6, 1913; she preceded him in death.
Survivors:  son Haehl Kuhn, Manilla;  brother, Ted Kuhn, Shelbyville;  two half-sisters, Mrs. Hubert (Mabel) Mullen, Fairland, and  Mrs. Della Meltzer, Morristown;  three step-grandchildren.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, January 3, 1973
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Shelbyville Native
Dies in Hospital
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          Izora Katheryn Kuhn, 50, Indianapolis, a Shelbyville native died Monday evening in St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove.
          Survivors are a daughter, Patricia Kuhn and a brother, Myrl Kuhn of near Greenfield.
          Services will be Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the G. H. Hermann Funeral Home, Indianapolis, where friends may call at any time. Burial will be in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, December 27, 1971
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Otto Kuhn Dies at 91
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Otto F. Kuhn, 91, 14 S. Hamilton St., died Sunday at 3:45 p.m.  Ill five years; serious since July.
Born July 22, 1880, Union Township, s/o  Andrew W.  and  Margueritte Kessler Kuhn.  Member of family of eleven children.
Married  Barbara Zeig  October 6, 1912; she survives.
Other survivors:  brother,  Paul J. Kuhn, Milroy, and a sister, Mrs. Laura Fox, Shelbyville.
A son, Frank Kuhn, died in 1941.  Eight brothers and sisters preceded in death.
Lifelong local resident.  Furniture factory employee until retirement.
Member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ.
Carmony Funeral Home here Wednesday, Rev. Richard Rasche officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, November 13, 1971
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Clarence Kuhn Dies at 71
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Clarence J. Kuhn, 77, RR6, Shelbyville, died early this morning.  Failing health several years.
Lifelong resident of Union township, s/o  Jacob  and  Mary I. Kuhn Kuhn, born March 1, 1894.
Married  Aletha H. Kehrt on September 18, 1921; she survives.
Also surviving:  three sons, Bernard K.  and  Lloyd M. Kuhn, Shelbyville and  Wilford Kuhn, Morristown; a brother, Herbert C. Kuhn, three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Stohry,  Mrs. Alice Dickman  and  Mrs. Idilla Parkinson,  all of Shelbyville, eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Retired farmer.
Member of the Zion United Church of Christ and its adult bible class.
Carmony Funeral Home Shelbyville with Rev. Lawrence Becker officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
November 19, 1969
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LOREN  KUHN
DIES  IN  HOSPITAL
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          Loren Kuhn, 69, 109 W. Locust St., died at 1:15 a.m. today in Major Hospital, where he had been a patient since Nov. 1.  He had been ill 10 years and in serious condition since June.
          Mr. Kuhn lived in Shelby County all his life and in Shelbyville for the past several years.  He worked for a number of years for the former Page Milk Co., and retired due to illness.  He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
          Services will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Carmony Funeral Home here, with the Rev. Kenneth Jewell officiating.  Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery.  Firends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Friday.
          Born Jan. 12, 1900, in Union Township, Mr. Kuhn was the son of  Charles and  Nancy (Shadley) Kuhn.  He was married Aug. 13, 1919, to  Elizabeth Nigh  and she survives with one daughter,  Mrs. Russell (Reba) NcNeely,  Shelbyville.
          Also surviving are two granddaughters, one grandson and two sisters,  Mrs. Harry (Rex) Norvell  and  Mrs. Jesse (Viola) Baker,  both of Shelbyville.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming



The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, October 26, 1968
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DEATH  CLAIMS  ROSA  KUHN
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Services Tuesday for Rush County Woman
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Miss Rosa Kuhn, 91, R.R. 1, Manilla, died Friday, October 25, 1968, Waldron Nursing Home.
Born October 11, 1877, Orange Township, Rush County, d/o  Conrad and  Mary Kney Kuhn.
Lived entire life in home of birth.
Last of a family of seven, three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors:  nine nieces and nephews.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ, Shelby County.  Confirmed there in 1892, active since; member of the Home Department.
Services:  Carmony Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with Rev. Lawrence Becker officiating.
Burial:  Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, July 24, 1968
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EDWARD  KUHN  DIES  IN  HOSPITAL
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Services Friday For County Native, 87
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Edward P. Kuhn, 87, died at Major Hospital Tuesday.
R.R. 6, Shelbyville, on the Blue Ridge Road.  Resided in Shelby County all his life except for four years when he lived in Rush County.
Born Union Township, September 10, 1880,  s/o  Jacob  and  Elizabeth Kney Kuhn.
Married  Esther C. Rees  on November 1, 1905;  she survives.
Also surviving:  daughter,  Mrs. Allen (Virginia) Isley;  brothers, Leander KuhnWalter Kuhn, Manilla;  one sister, Mrs. Katie Nigh, Fairland;  three grandchildren.
Four brothers and two sisters preceded in death.
Active member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.
Retired farmer.
Services:  Mt. Pisgah Church with Rev. Ron Robinson and Rev. R. C. McNeely officiating.
Burial:  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming



The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, July 23, 1968
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RITES  SET  FOR  CHANDOS  KUHN
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Chandos D. Kuhn, 71, Morristown, died Monday, July 22, 1968, on a Hendricks Twp. farm.
Born July 27, 1896, s/o  Frank  and  Bertha Miller Kuhn.
Survivors:  daughter, Mrs. Rex (Eileen) Mitchell, Chesterson;  three grandchildren;  brothers, Ted Kuhn, Shelbyville, and  Cletus Kuhn, Manilla;  half-sisters,  Mrs. Herbert (Mabel) Mullins, Fairland,  and  Mrs. Della Older, Chicago.
One daughter preceded in death.
Employed at Morristown Canning Factory for 32 years, warehouse custodian.
Farmer.
WWII veteran.
Member Willard F. Hensley American Legion Post, Morristown, and 40th & 8 Voiture, Shelbyville.
Services:  Hauk-Spencer Mortuary, Morristown, Ron Eversole officiating.
Burial:  Asbury Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming



The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 22, 1968
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CHANDOS  KUHN  FOUND  DEAD
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Chandos Kuhn, 70, Morristown, found dead this morning, Monday July 22, 1968.
Had been working on the John Fleming farm in Hendricks Twp; found dead on tractor by  John Fleming  and  Carter Ross.
Services:  Hauk-Spencer Funeral Home, Morristown.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming



The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 1, 1968
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DEATH  CLAIMS  GEORGE  KUHN
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George M. Kuhn, 81, died Saturday, June 29, 1968, Waldron Nursing Home.
Lived in Union Township, R.R. 1, Shelbyville.
Born in Union Township on March 24, 1887, s/o  Andrew W. and  Marguerite Kessler Kuhn.
Married  Mary Elizabeth Murphy  on September 30, 1914;  she survives.
Also surviving:  son, Glenn M. Kuhn, Shelbyville; daughters, Mrs. James (Hazel) Parker, Flat Rock,  Mrs. Carl (Agnes) Weingarth, Shelbyville,  Mrs. George (Betty Ann) Hoeltke, Morristown;  brothers,  Otto F. Kuhn, Shelbyville, and  Paul Kuhn, Milroy;  sister,  Mrs. Laura Fox, Shelbyville;  nine grandchildren.
Two son, two brothers and a sister preceded in death.
Member of the Zion United Church of Christ and its Men's Fellowship.
Fine musician.
Retired farmer.  Emplyed by Ray Glo for 10 years.
Union Township trustee from 1918-1922.  Active in Democratic Party.
Services:  Carmony Ewing Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with Rev. Lawrence Becker officiating.
Burial:  Zion Church Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, May 4, 1968
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MANILLA  AREA  GIRL,  9,  DIES
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Norma Diane Kuhn, 9-year-old,  R.R. 1, Manilla, died at Rushville Memorial Hospital Saturday, May 4, 1968.
Born November 3, 1958, Orange Township, Rush County, d/o  Merel  and  Ethel Briston Kuhn.
Survivors:  parents;  brothers, Ronnie JamesRoy Stephen Kuhn, at home,  Thomas Lee Kuhn, Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan.
Member of the Sunday School Class at Zion United Church of Christ.
Second grade pupil at Moscow School, Moscow.
Services:  Carmony Funeral Home, Shelbyville, Rev. Lawrence Becker of Zion United Church of Christ officiating.
Burial:  Zion United Church of Christ.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, March 9, 1968
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DEATH  CLAIMS  ALBERT  KUHN
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Albert J. Kuhn, 80, Indianapolis, died Friday, March 9, 1968, Baer Clinic, Indianapolis.
Born February 27, 1888, near Manilla, Walker Township, Rush County, s/o  John  and  Louise Kney Kuhn.
Moved to Indianapolis from Manilla area about 50 years ago.
Former member of the Manilla Christian Church.
Survivors:  son, John W. Kuhn, Indianapolis;  three grandchildren;  14 great-grandchildren;  three brothers, Oscar Kuhn, Indianapolis,  Charles  and  Julius Kuhn, R.R. 1, Manilla.
Services:  Carmony Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with Rev. Earl Bonham officiating.
Burial:  Manilla Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
April 14, 1959
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DEATH CLAIMS
RILEY L. KUHN
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Rites Thursday For
Highway Employe, 69
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        Riley Louis Kuhn, 69, employe of the Shelby County Highway Department for the past 17 years, died at Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville Monday at 1:35 p.m. He had been ill for six weeks and death was attributed to a complication of diseases.
        Mr. Kuhn's home was on R.R.1. He was born in Shelby county February 13, 1890, the son of  Jacob and  Elizabeth (Kney) Kuhn. On May 3, 1917, he was married to  Mae Collins  who survives with four children,  Mrs. Ronald (Louise) Myer,  Robert and  Donald Kuhn, all of R.R. 1, and  Mrs. Wesley (Helen) Veach  of Morristown R.R. 1.
        Also surviving are three sisters and three brothers,  Mrs. Anna Curson  of Morristown,  Mrs. Katie Nigh, Fairland,  Mrs. Bertha Webb,  Edward Kuhn  and  Leander Kuhn, all of R.R. 6, and  Walter Kuhn, all of Manilla R.R. 1. Three brothers preceded in death. Twelve grandchildren survive.
        Mr. Kuhn was a member of the Morristown Christian Church and had served as a deacon of the church for many years. His funeral, in charge of the E. L. Frazier Funeral Home, will be held at the church Thursday at 10:30 a.m. (DST), with Rev. Robert Reeves officiating. Interment will be in Asbury cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00 this evening.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, May 1, 1958
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JACOB  KUHN  DIES  AT  HOME
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Rites Saturday For Rush County Man, 83
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Jacob Kuhn, 83, died Wednesday, one mile south of Gowdy, Orange Township, Rush County.
Lifelong farmer in Rush County.
Born April 27, 1875, s/o  Conrad  and  Mary Kney Kuhn.
Married  Emma Kuhn  December 3, 1913; she survives.
Other survivors:  children, Wilbur,  Merel,  and  Charles Kuhn  and  Mrs. Fay Durbin  of Rush county;  Mrs. Mary Rose Cole  of Ohio and  Mrs. Mae Lane  of Massachusetts; brother, George M. Kuhn, and two sisters,  Rosa  and  Mollie Kuhn, all of Manilla; two grandchildren; two neices and one nephew.
Member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church.
Carmony Funeral Home in Shelbyville with Rev. F. P. Puhlmann officiating.
Burial:  Zion Cemetery, [Union Township, Shelby County].
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, January 24, 1951
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RETIRED  COUNTY
FARMER  DIES
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Rites for Robert J. Kuhn
To Be Conducted Friday
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          Robert J. Kuhn,  a retired Shelby county farmer, died at his home on rural route 6, four miles east of Shelbyville, at 6:00 o'clock this morning.  He was 82 years of age and had been ill for two years.
          Mrs.[sic] Kuhn, a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church was born in Union township on December 21, 1868.  He was the son of  Conrad and  Catherine (Theobald) Kuhn.  He first was married to  Dollie Midkiff  whose death occurred in 1900.  A daughter,  Nora,  born to this union, survives at home.
          HE  LATER  was married to  Nellie McCabe  who died in 1935.  Three daughters and one son also preceded him in death, and surviving with the daughter are two brothers,  Conrad Kuhn  of Orange township, Rush county, and  Edward F. Kuhn  of Union township.
          Funeral services will be held at the Sleeth Funeral Home Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Melvin R. Phillips officiating.  Interment will be in the Mt. Pisgah cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 1:00 p.m. Thursday and are asked to omit flowers.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, May 10, 1945
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DEATH  CLAIMS
MRS.  EVAH  KUHN
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Rites Saturday at Mt. Pis-
gah Baptist Church
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          Mrs. Evah May Kuhn,  age 60, died Wednesday morning at the City hospital in Indianapolis following a two-week illness.  Death was due to complications.
          Born in St. Omer on November 23, 1884, Mrs. Kuhn was the daughter of  Lou and Izora Harney.  She had spent the greater part of her life in the Mt. Pisgah neighborhood and in this city, moving to Indianapolis 10 years ago.
          On February 11, 1902 she was united in marriage to  Daniel W. Kuhn,  who preceded her in death in 1933.  Surviving are four children,  Ralph F. Kuhn,  of Carrollton, Ky.,  Myrie Kuhn,  Mrs. Edith Chastain  and  Mis Kathryn Kuhn,  all of Indianapolis; four sisters,  Mrs. Ethel Midkiff,  Mrs. John Kuhn,  Mrs. Albert Banschbach,  all of this city, and  Mrs. Robert Fair,  of Greenfield.
          Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Beanblossom mortuary in Indianapolis, following which brief rites will be conducted at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church at 3:00 o'clock by Rev. E. P. White.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday October 21, 1937
Page 1 column 4
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DIES  AT  HOME
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George A. Kuhn, 64, Farmer, Passes Away
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          George A. Kuhn, 64, farmer of the Manilla neighborhood, died suddenly at his home in Orange township, Rush county at 5:30 o’clock Thursday morning. Heart trouble was the cause of death.
          Mr. Kuhn was born May 30, 1873 in Union township, Shelby county and was the son of  Andrew and Margaret Gahimer Kuhn. On August 17, 1904 he married  Miss Emilie Callahan, who survives.  He had spent his entire life in the community where he died and had been educated in the Union township schools.
          Survivors besides the widow are three sons, Clyde and Chester at home and  Lawrence Kuhn of Union township; one daughter,  Miss Irene Kuhn, at home; one brother,  John A. Kuhn of Union township and one grandson,  Allen Wayne Kuhn.  Mr. Kuhn was a member of the Zion Evangelical church and had served on church council
          Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o’clock Saturday morning at the Zion Evangelical church in Union township and the Rev. J. W. Dickmann, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Ezra Carmony, funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Christal Callahan Culp


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, October 24, 1935
Page 1, column 6
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SARAH  KUHN, 92,  DIES  OF  STROKE
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Passes Away at Home,
118 East Hendricks Street,
Here
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          Mrs. Sarah Rapp Kuhn, 92 years old, died at her home, 118 East Hendricks street, Wednesday night at 8:20 o'clock following a paralytic stroke.  She had been bedfast for nine weeks.
          Mrs. Kuhn was born in Lebanon, Tennessee, February 19, 1843, and was the daughter of  John and Kathryn Rapp.  Her marriage to  Adam Kuhn,  who died thirty-nine years ago, took place in 1863. No children were born.
          Survivors are the sister,  Mrs. Lena Thrasher,  of this city; a brother,  John Rapp,  of Indianapolis; four nephews,  William Thrasher,  of this city,  Bert Goodrich,  of Indianapolis, and  Elliott Rapp  of Terre Haute; three nieces,  Kathryn Poe  of Indianapolis,  Blanche Ruddell  of Columbus and  Rettie Thrasher  of this city; three great nieces,  Irene Moore  and  Mildred Yarling  of Indianapolis and  Helen Cherry  of Fountaintown; one great nephew,  Paul H. Thrasher  of this city; and three great great nephews, Billy  and  Junior Thrasher  both of this city and  William Goodrich  of Indianapolis.
          Mrs. Kuhn, who was known as "Auntie Kuhn," became a member of the First Christian church twenty years ago.  Funeral services will be held at the First Christian church at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon with the Rev. Paul Million, pastor, officiating.  Interment will be in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of C.F. Fix & Son, funeral directors.  Friends may call at the late home, 118 East Hendricks street, anytime after 6 o'clock Thursday evening.  Please omit flowers.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Jann Rapp DeMeire


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, May 30, 1935
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MRS.  ROBERT  KUHN
STRICKEN  SUNDAY
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Widely Known Woman Dropped
Dead At Home On Blue
Ridge Road.
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          Stricken suddenly while milking,  Mrs. Nellie L. Kuhn,  65, wife of  Robt. J. Kuhn,  died at her home on the Blue Ridge road, one mile east of Mt. Pisgah church, at 6:15 o'clock Sunday morning.  She had been in failing health for some time but her condition was not considered serious and word of her death is a great shock to hundreds of friends.
          Mr. Kuhn objected when Mrs. Kuhn went with him as he started to mild, but she said she was feeling unusually well and wished to help.  Shortly after they started Mr. Kuhn heard a noise and by the time he reached his wife's side she had died.
          The deceased was the daughter of  James E. McCabe,  and was born in Union township, September 11, 1871.  She was married to Mr. Kuhn July 17, 1902.
          Surviving with the husband are a step-daughter,  Miss Nora Kuhn,  of Dayton O.; three brothers,  Ira McCabe,  of Indianapolis and  Harold  and  Leo,  of California; her step-mother,  Mrs. James E. McCabe.
          She was devoted member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist church and had been active in affairs of the church throughout her life.  Funeral services will be held at the church at 2:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.  Rev. George Clem, pastor, and Rev. J. B. Morgan, of near Greensburg, will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Morris H. Sleeth, funeral director.  Friends may call at the late home at any time.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Tuesday, January 17, 1933
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HOLD  FUNERAL  SERVICES
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Final Tribute Paid to Daniel Kuhn at
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.
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          Funeral services for  Daniel Kuhn,  51, life-long resident of the county, who died Sunday evening at 8:35 at his home in Montgomery street, were held this afternon at the Mt. Pisgah church.  Rev. I. B. Morgan,  Greensburg, was in charge and was assisted by  Rev. T. E. Adams,  pastor of the West Street Methodist church, this city.  Burial took place in the church cemetery in charge of Morris Sleeth, local funeral director.
          Surviving besides the widow, are four children,  Mrs. William Magee,  at home;  Miss Izora Katheryn and  Ralph  and  Merle,  all of this city.  There is also one sister,  Mrs. Katheryn La[can't read] Liberty township, and four brothers,  Conrad,  Decatur county;  Robert J.  and  Edward F.,  near Mt. Pisgah and  Lewis,  of Morristown.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Monday, January 16, 1933
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DIES  FOLLOWING
LONG  ILLNESS
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Daniel Kuhn Passes Away At
Home Sunday Evening -- Ill
For Seven Weeks.
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          Daniel Kuhn,  51, life-long resident of Shelby county, died at the home at 529 Montgomery street, Sunday evening at 8:35 o'clock.  Mr. Kuhn had been critically ill for the past seven weeks with empyema of the lung.
          Born in Liberty township July 28, 1881, Mr. Kuhn had been almost continuously a resident of the county.  Up until a few years ago when he removed to Shelbyville to accept employment in a furniture factory, he was engaged in farming.  He was a son of the late  Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Kuhn.
          On February 11, 1902, Mr. Kuhn was united in marriage to  Miss May Harney.  To this union five children were born, four of whom, with the widow survive.  Children are  Mrs. William Magee,  at home;  Miss Izora Kathryn Kuhn,  Ralph  and  Merle,  all of this city.
          The deceased was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist church, and furneral services will be held from there Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 in charge of  Rev. I. B. Morgan,  Greensburg, a former pastor, who will be assisted by  Rev. T. E. Adams,  pastor of the West Street Methodist church.  Burial will take place in the church cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday September 3, 1927
Page 1 column 6
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AGED  LADY  DIES  AT  HER  HOME
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Mrs. Anna Kuhn, 82, Ill For Long Time
Before Death Last Night
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FUNERAL  TO  BE  SUNDAY
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          Mrs. Anna Marie Kuhn, age 82, died at her home at 12:45 last night following an illness from which she had been suffering since early spring.  Mrs. Kuhn has not been in good health since she suffered a paralytic stroke in 1912.  The deceased is the widow of Conrad Kuhn, who was a well known pioneer citizen of Rush county.
          Anna Marie Kuhn nee Kney, was born December 10, 1844 in Orange township, Rush county and lived there most of her life.  She spent only a short time outside Orange township when she resided in Walker township.
          She leaves six children,  George M.,  Caroline,  John H.,  Ross, and  Millie, all at home and  Jacob of Rush County . Nine grandchildren and one great grandchild survive.
          The funeral services will be conducted at the Zion Evangelical church Sunday afternoon at two-thirty with the Reverened J. W. Dickman, officiating.  Interment will be in charge of R. T. Stewart, at the church cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday Afternoon, March 19, 1927
Page 1
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PARALYSIS  WAS
CAUSE  OF  DEATH
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Mrs. Katie Kuhn, Wife of George Kuhn,
Passed Away Early Sunday.
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          Mrs. Katie E. Kuhn, age forty-six, wife of George A. Kuhn, died Saturday morning at 12:30 o'clock at their home in Union township, northeast of Shelbyville.  Mrs. Kuhn's death was caused by paralysis.  She had suffered the first stroke about seven years ago and the second stroke last Tuesday.
          She was born in Noble township and had spent all of her life in Shelby county.  For twenty-two years she had lived in Union township.  On August 17, 1904, she was married to Mr. Kuhn.  Mrs. Kuhn was a daughter of  Mr. and  Mrs. Daniel Callahan.  She had been a member of the Zion Evangelical church for a number of years.
          Besides the husband she leaves three sons, Clyde,  Lawrence  and  Chester Kuhn;  one daughter, Irene Kuhn;  one brother, Albert Callahan, and two sisters,  Mrs. John R. Haehl  and  Mrs. Oscar McNeely,  all of Shelby county.
          Funeral services will be conducted at the Zion church Monday morning at ten o'clock, the Rev. J. W. Dickman, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery, R. T. Stewart in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Christal Callahan Culp


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, February 17, 1921
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BROTHER  OF  LOCAL
WOMAN  DIED  TUESDAY
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(From Monday's Daily.)
         William Kuhn,  55 years old, former resident of this city, died Tuesday night at his home in Indianapolis from uraemic poisoning, after an illness of several months' duration.  His condition became critical Sunday.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of his sister, Mrs. Emma Sindlinger, 3142 north Capitol avenue, and burial will be made in Crown Hill cemetery.
          Mr. Kuhn was well known in Shelbyville, where he lived until about 15 ears ago.  While a resident here he was employed as a butcher at the Sindlinger meat market.  Up until the time of his recent illness he was a member of the firm of Kuhn Bros., meat packers, of Indianapolis.
          Mrs. Albert DePrez, of west Mechanic street, this city, is a sister of the deceased.  Other surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Agnes Kuhn, one son  Fred Kuhn, of Boton, Mass., and a sister and brother,  Mrs. Emma Sindlinger, at whose home the funeral services will be conducted and  John A. Kuhn, of Indianapolis.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, April 8, 1920
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REV.  THOMAS  H.  KUHN
DIED  THIS  MORNING
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(From Tuesday's Daily)
          The  Rev. Thomas H. Kuhn,  who was the democratic candidate for congress in this district in 1906 and 1908, died at his home in Fortville, Hancock county, early today.  He had been in poor health since two years ago, when he suffered a stroke of paralysis.  He was sixty-two years old.
          Rev. Kuhn was a pastor of the Christian denomination, and was noted for his zeal and eloquence.  He was will known in Shelby county, and has delivered many fraternal, school and political addressess in various parts of this county.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, September 21, 1900
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          Mr. Charles Kuhn  died at his home in Union township, Monday evening at 7:10 o'clock.  He was taken ill some days ago, his sickness developing into pneumonia which caused his death.  His age was thirty-three years.  He was the son of  Mr. and Mrs. George M. Kuhn,  well known and highly respected citizens of that neighborhood.  He was married to  Nancy Shadley  on September 1, 1889, and to them was born seven children, five daughters and two sons.  The funeral services will be held at the German church in Union townshp Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock, Dr. G. G. Winters officiating, assisted by the Rev. Allen.  The interment will be at the German grave yard in charge of D. B. Wilson & Son.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, August 28, 1900
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          Bessie Lucile,  the six months-old daughter of  Robert J. Kuhn,  died at its mother's residence in Liberty township, at 10:45 a.m., August 26.  Will be buried at Mount Pisgah cemetery, Monday, August 27.  Services at the Mount Pisgah church at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Hagans officiating.  D. B. Wilson & Son, funeral directors.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming



The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, July 17, 1900
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          Dollie H. Kuhn  wife of  Robert J. Kuhn  and daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. K. E. Midkiff,  died Friday afternoon at her home in Liberty township, four miles east of this place.  Her age was twenty-seven years.  The funeral will be held at Mt. Pisgah church Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock, the cortege leaving the house at ten o'clock.  The service will be conducted by the Rev. G. W. Hagans and the interment will be at Mt. Pisgah graveyard by D. B. Wilson and Son.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, March 19, 1896
Page 2, column 3
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DEATH  OF  ADAM  KUHN
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Passes Peacefully Away Sunday At Nine O'Clock
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Deceased Had Been a Patient Sufferer
From Early Childhood; Was A Generous Hearted Man
Traits of Character, Etc.
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          Adam Kuhn is dead!  Were the words which fell from the lips of Shelbyville residents Sunday, and were accompanied with a sigh "or a tear invariably."  Mr. Kuhn had been a sufferer from stomach trouble several years, and had gone to the springs several times, only to find temporary relief from his suffering.  Last Wednesday he was attacked with a severe spell and grew constantly worse until Sunday morning at nine o'clock, when death claimed the long and patient sufferer, although he had been unconscious the twenty-four hours previous.  Deceased was born in Billigheim, Province of Bavaria, Germany, June 22, 1840, and was the son of  Peter  and  Margaret Kuhn.  His father died when he was four years of age, and when seven years of age with his mother, sailed for America, his mother dying with cholera en route, being buried at Natchez, Miss., leaving Adam in charge of the step-brothers, George  and  Peter Houk.  The children drifted to Cincinnati, where they were met by Mr. Houk, Adam's step father, who had preceded them to this country.  They remained in Ohio until 1862, when Adam came to Shelbyville and entered the tonsorial rooms of his relative, Michael Posz, who, with Henry Elder, he afterwards succeeded in business.  He remained in the barber business until 1877, when he entered the retail liquor business with the late August DePrez.  On the death of Mr. DePrez, deceased continued the business on East Washington street, until two years ago when he moved into the building erected by himself on Noble street, in the rear of his residence property and just south of Washington street.  In early childhood he was stricken with white swelling, which had left him a cripple and caused him great suffering, but with all his pain he was always cheerful and strived to make his company agreeable to all who were thrown into it, and how well he succeeded hundreds will heartily testify.  In 1863, one year after coming to Shelbyville, Mr. Kuhn was united in marriage to  Sarah Rapp,  daughter of  John Rapp,  of this city, and a more devoted couple never lived together as husband and wife.  Mrs. Kuhn loved her husband as a mother loves her child, and his frequent reference to her, in general conversation, always proved his idolatry for his helpmate.  Deceased never became a member of any religious denomination, but was a firm believer in the Supreme Being.  Perhaps no man in Shelbyville gave to religious or charitable organizations with greater willingness that did Adam Kuhn.  Several years ago a tall, ministerial looking gentleman, from one of the Southern townships of the county, entered Mr. Kuhn's place of business on east Washington street, with a book in his hand, the pages of which he was scanning on entering the door, evidently ignorant of the fact that be had entered a saloon.  On removing his eyes from the book the fellow looked around as though greatly frightened, and started to retrace his steps.  Mr. Kuhn was of an observant nature and at once knew what had caused the stranger's embarrassment.  He was asked what he was doing with the book and replied; "I am soliciting money with which to purchase a new bell for our church, but I guess I will not bother you."  Laughingly, Mr. Kuhn asked the man for the book and taking a pencil, wrote his name in German and opposite it placed $5, which he handed to the astonished solicitor, who bowed himself out of the room with more money than he had collected all day.  This is but one sample of the man's liberal heartedness.  He was a staunch Democrat but would never accept a nomination at the hands of his party, and while he was firm in his convictions, he always carefully avoided wounding the feelings of those who disagreed with his political views.  He was especially fond of children and regarded it as an unpardonable error to pass a bright eyed boy or girl on the street without having something to say to them.  Deceased was a warm, personal friend of the editor and publisher of this paper and every person connected to it.  To know him well, was to have a friend and one who would remain closer than a brother.  It is firmly believed that he had not an enemy in the world.  He had a reputation for integrity not, excelled by any resident.  He will be missed in Shelbyville; he will be missed in our county, and his lonely widow will only know his loss in that home so suddenly bereft and made desolate which, for so many years, has been his delight and was so full of all the conforts a loving heart and willing hands could furnish.  Deceased was a charter member of Kiowas Tribe No. 199, I.O.R.M. and his was the first death to occur in the Order since its organization one year ago; he was also a member of Pocahontas Council of the same Order, and his burial was under the auspices of these Orders.  The remains were buried Tuesday, March 17.  Services at the house at two p.m., Dr. J.C. Caldwell, officiating.  Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.  D.B. Wilson & Son had charge of the remains.
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The  Semi-Weekly  Repubican
Tuesday, March 17, 1896
Page 4, column 3
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          Adam Kuhn, died at his residence No. 108, corner of Jackson and Noble streets, at 9:10 a.m. Sunday, March 15, 1896, aged 56 years.  The remains will be buried Tuesday March 17th.  Services at the house at 2 p.m. Dr. J. C. Caldwell, officiating.  Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, funeral being under the auspices of Kiowa Tribe, No. 199, I.O.R.M., and the degree of Pocahontas, D. B. Wilson & Son, funeral directors.
          Those wishing to view the remains of the late Adam Kuhn will call at the late residence No. 108 corner of Jackson and Noble streets, between the hours of 7 p.m. Monday, March 16 until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17th.
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          The death of Adam Kuhn removes from our city a well known man, who for many years was a prominent figure among his friends.  He came to Shelbyville in 1856 direct from Germany and soon after his arrival, he went into the barber shop of Mr.  Mike Posz,  with whom he learned the barber's trade.  This occupation he followed for a number of years when he went into the saloon business, in which he continued until his death.  Mr. Kuhn possessed a kind heart, he was charitable and true to his family and friends.  He was a jovial, whole souled man in his way and will be long remembered by those who knew and understood him best.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Jann Rapp DeMeire


The  Shelby  Democrat
June 13, 1895
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          The infant child of  Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Kuhn  died at their residence, in Marion township, and was interred in Mt. Pisgah cemetery Friday, June 7th, by D. B.Wilson & Son, funeral directors.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
September 11, 1890
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          Ida E.,  daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. John H. Kuhn,  died in Meltzer, at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 8, of lockjaw, aged 20 years.  The funeral was held at the Mt. Pisgah Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, Rev. John Reece, officiating.  Cummins & Edwards officiating.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Friday October 11, 1889
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          The remains of  Conrad Kuhn, who died at his home in Liberty township yesterday, in his fifty-fourth year, will be interred in the German graveyard Saturday morning, the cortege leaving the house at 9 o’clock.  Services at the church in the German settlement, Rev. Dr. G.G. Winters officiating.  D. B. Wilson funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, February 3, 1881
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          Mr. Andrew Kuhn, of Union township, one of the most successful farmers and stock raisers of this county, died at his residence, near Cynthiana Friday night, of typhoid fever.  A wife and four children survive him.  The funeral services will be held at the German church tomorrow afternoon at one o'clock by Rev. G. G. Winter.
Contributed by Barb Huff


KUHN obituaries from Hancock and Henry Co IN, our neighbors to the north and northeast.

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