Phyllis E. Kuhn
Phyllis E. Kuhn
Sept. 9, 1928-Jan. 31, 2013
BOURBON — Mrs. Phyllis E. Kuhn, age 84, of Bourbon, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth in the care of her family.
Phyllis was born the daughter of Lowell M. Berkey and Erma M. Schroeter Berkey on Sept. 9, 1928 at Bourbon. She was a resident of Bourbon all her life and she graduated from Bourbon High School class of 1946. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of the Bourbon First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the Go and Grow Circle. She also was co-owner of Kuhn’s Sonoco gas station of Bourbon; she worked at Bourbon High School as a secretary for E.P. Smith and later as a custodian for the Triton School Corporation.
On Aug. 21, 1949 she married Luther Kuhn with whom she had shared more than 62 years of marriage until his passing Jan. 14, 2012. Surviving are her daughter, Brenda and spouse Steve Brink of Nappanee, her two sons; Dennis and spouse Tammy Kuhn of Bourbon and Larry and spouse Honey Kuhn of Mentone, along with 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding in death was a daughter, Janice Prater, two sisters, Eva Berkey and Betty Whittaker, two brothers, James Berkey and Rev. Robert Berkey.
The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 from 2 - 6 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in the Bourbon First United Methodist Church with Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry of Bourbon First United Methodist Church and Bridgett Smith of Hospice officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Bourbon.
The family requests memorial contributions are made to: Bourbon First United Methodist Church in her memory.
The Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements.
Condolences may be left at deatonclemensfh.com