Egon Kuhn

East Alton |

Egon Kuhn, age 85, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday October 12, 2010 at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born in Memingham, Germany, on July 21, 1925 the son of Karl and Anna (Scheidel) Kuhn.

He married the former “Laveda” Julia Perry on October 11, 1948 in Alton, Il. she preceded him in death in March of 1998.

He was employed as a master plasterer till 1964, then Egon worked as a pipe fitter for over 26 years at Shell Oil, and Olin Winchester Manufacturer. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WW II, in the Submarine Service. He enjoyed spending time with his two sons’, and was especially proud of them. He was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton, and a life time member of the VFW Post 1308 of Alton.

He is survived by two sons; Robert Alan Kuhn of E. Alton and Donald Karl and his spouse Kim Kuhn of Soda Springs, ID, six Grandchildren; Tracy Lynn Manees, Julianna Eileen Kuhn, Ashley Nicole Kuhn, Jennifer Lynn Marley, Kelly Ruth Stranger, Megan Elaine Short, and ten Great Grandchildren, and one sister; Ann Gary of Florida. 

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one Brother; Norbert Kuhn, and one Great Grandson; Hayden Archer.

Graveside service will be at 2 pm on, Friday, October 15, 2010 at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, Illinois. Rev Jami Haws will officiate. Military rites will be performed by the VFW Post 1308 of Alton, Il.

Memorials may be made to the Egon A. Kuhn family.

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Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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