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 Donald L. “Don” Kuhr

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Donald L. “Don” Kuhr

Birth
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death
22 Aug 2014 (aged 75)
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Orum, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
southwest end of cemetery Elev. 1318'
Memorial ID
134789628 View Source

Donald L.Kuhr, 75

November 30, 1938 ~ August 22, 2014

Donald L. Kuhr was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Blair, Nebraska, to Martin Otto and Esther Karen (Sorensen) Kuhr.

He was raised in Blair and graduated from Blair High School in 1956.

On Sept. 15, 1957, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served until his honorable discharge on December 2, 1963.

On Aug. 10, 1958, he was united in marriage to Sharlene Wulf at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum. The couple made their home in Blair.

Don worked in the family business at the Blair Feed Mill until his retirement.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 154 in Blair and served for many years as the commander.

He was a member of 40 & 8 and served on the Blair City Council.

Don also served his community proudly for 55 years with the Blair Fire Department, serving as chief for 15 years, and the Blair Rescue Squad, of which he was a charter member.

Don enjoyed his trips to Canada, fishing, cooking for the American Legion and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum, and Nebraska football. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Donald L. Kuhr, 75, of Blair died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.

He is survived by his wife, Sharlene of Blair; daughters: Kristi (Steve) Rounds of Blair and Shelly (Phil) Mruz of Omaha; grandchildren: Mandy Rounds of Omaha, Nick (Whitney) Chapman of La Vista and Ashley Mruz of Bennington; four great-grandchildren; brothers: Leon (Gloria) Kuhr of Colorado, Martin Kuhr Jr. of Blair, Melvin (Verna) Kuhr of Blair and Rich Kuhr of Blair; mother-in-law Mardell Wulf; sisters-in-law Marilyn (Hank) Neef and Betty (Ron) Livermore; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Monday beginning at 2 pm at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska with family receiving friends from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Tuesday, Aug. 26, at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial will follow services in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Orum, Nebraska. Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum, the Blair Fire Department or the American Legion Post 154 in Blair.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska in service to the family.

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Above from obituaries published in the Omaha World-Herald, August 24, 2014; The Pilot Tribune, Tuesday, August 26, 2014; Obituaries courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska. Material below is from the funeral leaflet.
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"Gone to a Better Fishing Hole"

Pastor Scott Grimshaw offered words of comfort.
Clare Cowing was the organist, and Scott Stork the vocalist. Vocal selection: "Angels Among Us"
Musical selections: "Death Ain't No Big Deal"; "Did You Think to Pray?"
Congregational hymn: "Amazing Grace"

Casketbearers: Dar Sutherland, Dick Nielsen, Ron Short, Gordie Lippincott, Tory Laudner, Ernie Brenneis, Tim McManigal

Honorary Casketbearers: Wilbur Conety, Bob Jensen, Jerry Clements, Richard Stork, Bob Vogltance, Brian Klanderud, Merle Hansen, Dale Olson, and Members of the Blair Fire Department.

Graveside Services: Rose Hill Cemetery, Orum, Nebraska

Donald L.Kuhr, 75

November 30, 1938 ~ August 22, 2014

Donald L. Kuhr was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Blair, Nebraska, to Martin Otto and Esther Karen (Sorensen) Kuhr.

He was raised in Blair and graduated from Blair High School in 1956.

On Sept. 15, 1957, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served until his honorable discharge on December 2, 1963.

On Aug. 10, 1958, he was united in marriage to Sharlene Wulf at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum. The couple made their home in Blair.

Don worked in the family business at the Blair Feed Mill until his retirement.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 154 in Blair and served for many years as the commander.

He was a member of 40 & 8 and served on the Blair City Council.

Don also served his community proudly for 55 years with the Blair Fire Department, serving as chief for 15 years, and the Blair Rescue Squad, of which he was a charter member.

Don enjoyed his trips to Canada, fishing, cooking for the American Legion and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum, and Nebraska football. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Donald L. Kuhr, 75, of Blair died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.

He is survived by his wife, Sharlene of Blair; daughters: Kristi (Steve) Rounds of Blair and Shelly (Phil) Mruz of Omaha; grandchildren: Mandy Rounds of Omaha, Nick (Whitney) Chapman of La Vista and Ashley Mruz of Bennington; four great-grandchildren; brothers: Leon (Gloria) Kuhr of Colorado, Martin Kuhr Jr. of Blair, Melvin (Verna) Kuhr of Blair and Rich Kuhr of Blair; mother-in-law Mardell Wulf; sisters-in-law Marilyn (Hank) Neef and Betty (Ron) Livermore; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Monday beginning at 2 pm at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska with family receiving friends from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Tuesday, Aug. 26, at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial will follow services in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Orum, Nebraska. Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum, the Blair Fire Department or the American Legion Post 154 in Blair.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska in service to the family.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Above from obituaries published in the Omaha World-Herald, August 24, 2014; The Pilot Tribune, Tuesday, August 26, 2014; Obituaries courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska. Material below is from the funeral leaflet.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Gone to a Better Fishing Hole"

Pastor Scott Grimshaw offered words of comfort.
Clare Cowing was the organist, and Scott Stork the vocalist. Vocal selection: "Angels Among Us"
Musical selections: "Death Ain't No Big Deal"; "Did You Think to Pray?"
Congregational hymn: "Amazing Grace"

Casketbearers: Dar Sutherland, Dick Nielsen, Ron Short, Gordie Lippincott, Tory Laudner, Ernie Brenneis, Tim McManigal

Honorary Casketbearers: Wilbur Conety, Bob Jensen, Jerry Clements, Richard Stork, Bob Vogltance, Brian Klanderud, Merle Hansen, Dale Olson, and Members of the Blair Fire Department.

Graveside Services: Rose Hill Cemetery, Orum, Nebraska


Inscription

Veteran USMC (United States Marine Corps)

55 years B.V.F.D. (Blair Volunteer Fire Department)

Married Aug. 10, 1958 to Sharlene K.


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  • Maintained by: MrsB
  • Originally Created by: Don
  • Added: 23 Aug 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 134789628
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134789628/donald-l-kuhr: accessed ), memorial page for Donald L. “Don” Kuhr (30 Nov 1938–22 Aug 2014), Find a Grave Memorial ID 134789628, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Orum, Washington County, Nebraska, USA; Maintained by MrsB (contributor 47910340).