Mary Ann Kuhn, 87
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:17pm admin
Jan. 2, 1933 —
July 30, 2020
CRESCO - Mary Ann Kuhn, age 87, of Cresco, Iowa, died peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at her home.
A private visitation, Memorial Mass and burial were held at Notre Dame Catholic Church on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, with Father Jacob Rouse officiating. Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Mary Ann Elizabeth Kuennen was born on Jan. 2, 1933, to Frank and Elizabeth (Meyer) Kuennen in St. Lucas, Iowa. She was the oldest daughter of 13 children and helped care for her younger siblings. She was known to make 8-13 loaves of bread at a time to help feed them. More importantly, she was known as a loving and caring sister. On June 27, 1959, she and James Kuhn were married in a double wedding, along with Jim’s brother, Robert Kuhn, and Mary Ann’s sister, Helen Kuennen at St. Lucas Catholic Church.
Mary Ann loved farm life and being outdoors. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, watching birds, polka and playing cards and slots. She also enjoyed baking, canning and cooking for her family. Her faith, family and grandkids were the focus of her life.
Mary Ann is survived by her husband, James; children, Alan Kuhn of Plymouth, Minn., Duane (Carrie) Kuhn of Forest City, Iowa, Diane (Keith) Krentz of Cresco, Denise (Dan) Fitzpatrick of Eugene, Ore. and Donna (Denny) Liekweg of Sully, Iowa; grandchildren, Justin Kuhn, Andrew Kuhn (fiancé Maranda Lunning), John and Joe Krentz, Lexie, Kaylie, Jon and Carter Henry, Connor, Aidan, Reese and Kellen Fitzpatrick and Dylan and Deven Liekweg; siblings, Norbert (Dolores) Kuennen, Neil Kuennen, Henry (Arlene) Kuennen, Greg (Rosemary) Kuennen, Helen (Fred) Williams, Laura (Art) Matt, Margaret (Gerald) Kuennen, Martin Kuennen and Kathy (Dennis) Russler; and sister-in-law, Darlene Kuennen.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Luke, Francis and David Kuennen.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Howard County Community Hospice, 235 8th Ave. W., Cresco, IA 52136.