Christopher M. Kuhn
Helmer-Shields Funeral Home
410 E Hopkins Ave
Granville, IL
Christopher M. Kuhn

Born: January 30, 1962; Spring Valley

Died: February 20, 2021; Alhambra, California

ALHAMBRA, California– Christopher Michael Kuhn, 59, of Alhambra, California, formerly of McNabb, IL, passed away unexpectantly on Sunday, February 20. 2021, in his residence.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 19th, 2021 at St. Patrick's Church in Hennepin, IL. A private graveside service will follow. The Helmer-Shields Funeral Home in Granville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Christopher was born January 30, 1962 at St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley, IL, to Stanley and Margaret (Byczynski) Kuhn.He graduated from Putnam County High School in 1980, attended Illinois Valley Community College and shortly after, moved to California where he pursued a career in the food catering business. Christopher became well known in Southern California for his expertise in catering. One of his many business achievements was acquiring a lucrative contract with the Huntington, a renowned library, art museum and botanical garden located in San Marino. Christopher also contracted catering for numerous dignitaries and Hollywood actors.

Christopher is survived by two brothers, Gregory Kuhn of McNabb, IL, and Daniel (Lynn) Kuhn of McNabb, He is also survived by his life partner of 36 years, Michael Sabatino; and a very special cousin, Sarrah Selby-Woods. Others include two nieces, Whitney (Kwynn) Campbell of Hennepin and Angela Kuhn of Chicago; a grandniece, Joella "Joey" Campbell; and a grandnephew, Niko Campbell.

Christopher was preceded in death by his father, Stanley in 2002 and his mother, Margaret in 2018.

Online condolences may be made to his family at

Published by Putnam County Record on Jun. 23, 2021.
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