Hubert "Hugh" Kohnen, 84, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Promise Hospital in San Diego, CA of natural causes. He was born in Butler, Pennsylvania, to Mary & Hubert P. Kohnen.
Hugh was in the U.S. Marine Corp for 23 years. After the Marine Corp, he worked for Cubic in San Diego, CA for 15 years until he retired and moved to Yuma for about 20 years. Hugh joined the Lions Club and he volunteered for the Blind Center and also volunteered at the hospital for 5 years.
Hugh was very active in his community, was a very loving, and caring person.
Hubert is survived by his daughter, granddaughter, four sisters, and one brother. He was preceded in death by his son, three brothers, and both parents.
A Visitation will be held at 9:00 a.m. and Funeral Service will follow at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Johnson Mortuary, 1415 S. 1st Avenue, Yuma. Final resting place will be at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.