Kuhnz, Blanche W. (Nehls)
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Blanche Kuhnz, 86, of 505 Allen St. died Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at the Hospice Home of Hope. She was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Fond du Lac, WI, to Elmer A. and Ada (Beutke) Nehls. On Sept. 7, 1947, she married William W. Kuhnz at Salem United Methodist Church in Fond du Lac. They lived in their Allen St. home all of their married life. Blanche was a 1944 graduate of Fond du Lac High School, St Agnes School of Nursing, Class of 1947. She was employed at St. Agnes Hospital for 35 years and held more new born babies than most nurses. Mrs. Kuhnz was a life-long member of Salem Church and was a member of the Morning Glory Circle, the Triple L Circle of United Methodist Women. She was also active in the St. Agnes Alumni Association and the Christian Nurses Guild. Following her retirement she was a greeter at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home for over 20 years.
Survivors include three sons, Talmon (Peggy) of North Fond du Lac; Ted (Nancy) of Rolling Meadows, IL; and Todd (Valerie) of Wisconsin Rapids; and one daughter, Candace Miller and a special friend, Kevin Skaggs of Madison. Her grandchildren are Jody, Holly (Nicholas) Boelke, Benjamin (Emma), Nicholas (Stacey), David, Katy and Peter Kuhnz and Neil and Douglas (Madeline) Miller. Her great-grandchildren are William, Mackenzie, Ashton Kuhnz and Lena Boelke. Her brothers-in-law are Richard (Marie) and Robert (Nancy) Kuhnz, and her special friend, Dwayne Senn. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, William.
The visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 10 a.m. with visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of services at Salem United Methodist Church, 120 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac, WI, with the Rev. Anthony Farina officiating. Burial will follow at Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials will be determined by the family at a later date
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.ueckerwitt.com.
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Feb. 3, 2013