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Jean Kuhn


Jean Kuhn, 97, of Neillsville, WI passed away March 23, 2022, with family at her side.

Jean Agnes (Trogner) Kuhn was born January 21, 1925, in the city of Neillsville, WI to John and Edith (Seelow) Trogner.  She attended Neillsville Public Schools and graduated from Neillsville High School. Upon graduation, she worked as a secretary for D E Peters at Neillsville High School, and also as a librarian at the Neillsville Public Library until she married.

She married Ernest Kuhn on June 21, 1944, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville.  After their marriage, she moved to Ernie’s family farm in the Town of Washburn, where she worked alongside her husband and his family farming. She also assisted Ernie in his seed/farm supply business for many years. They had two sons, Paul M Kuhn and Richard E Kuhn.

Jean was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, being involved with the Bereavement Ministry, the Parish Prayer Chain, and in the St Cecilia Circle of the St Mary’s PCCW for many years. She was involved in different Bible Studies.  Jean was very active for many years in the Washburn Homemakers Club. She also volunteered at the Neillsville Jail Museum for many years.

Jean is survived by one son Richard (Donna) Kuhn of Neillsville, a brother John (Darlene) Trogner of Oregon, WI, and a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Kuhn of Wisconsin Rapids.

She is survived by 13 grandchildren: Tina Timm of De Forest, Michael (Liz) Kuhn of Rhinelander, Philip (Stef) Kuhn, Jennifer (Brandon) Mews, Teresa (David) Powers all of Wisconsin Rapids, Benjamin (Megan) Kuhn of Lewiston MN, Rev. Nathaniel Kuhn of La Crosse, Samuel (Stephanie) Kuhn of Appleton, Kaitlyn (Gregory) Rosno of Neillsville, Sr. Anna Cecilia Kuhn, OP, of Joliet, IL, Dominic (Marlee) Kuhn of Reedsburg, Gianna Kuhn and Gabriella Kuhn of Neillsville.  Jean is survived by 17 great-grandchildren, and by many nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents John and Edith Trogner, her husband Ernest, son Paul Kuhn, sister Betty Trunkel, and her husband’s sister and brother-in-law Louise (Kuhn) Muglach and Maurice Muglach.

Visitation will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville, from 9:00 AM until 10:15 AM on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30. Rev. Fr. Nathaniel Kuhn will be the celebrant with Rev. Fr. Greg Michaud concelebrating.  Burial will follow at the Neillsville Cemetery. A livestream of the Mass of Christian Burial for Jean can be viewed at www.geschefh.com beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 29th.

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com

Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Jean’s family with funeral arrangements.

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