Helen Kuhr, of Phlox, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020. She was 93 years old. She was born on October 27, 1926, in the town of Norwood, a daughter of Joseph and Coletta (Menting) Heinzen. She married George Kuhr on May 21, 1949, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Phlox. He preceded her in death on January 18, 1984.
She attended St. Joseph parochial school in Phlox and graduated from Mattoon High School.
Mrs. Kuhr was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church, the St. Anne Society where she was past president, and member of the Catholic Order of Foresters.
She volunteered at Eastview Nursing Home and C.A.R., both in Antigo
Survivors include four daughters, Sheila Kuhr of Weston, Mary (Paul) Pomerleau of Wales, WI, Bonnie Kuhr of Green Bay, Julie (Jim) Kuhr-Hollenbeck of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; four sons, David (Rita) Kuhr of Antigo, Jeff (Emily) Kuhr of Green Bay, Richard (Connie) Kuhr of Nashville, Tennessee, Steve (Shari) Kuhr of Aniwa; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Ben (Ellen) Heinzen of Scottsdale, Arizona.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by two children in infancy; four sisters, Joyce Gauthier, Dolores Krall, Jeanette Sippl, Marie Mendl; three brothers, Gerald, Clinton and Donald Heinzen.
Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on Friday May 22, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Phlox.
A family funeral Mass will be held.
Helen took time to remember all of us, now we take time to honor her and the life she lived. May God bless and comfort your families. Gale & Tricia Heinzen
A favorite of mine. "Miss me alittle but not too long...remember the love we once shared" Thinking of my cousins in their time of sorrow. Sonja
Helen was one of the most kind people I have encountered. Her younger kids were my role models as a boy and her life and kindness surely left a mark on me and all those she encountered. Praying for the entire family for comfort and peace.
Helen was a wonderful neighbor and friend, Brian & Adam always called her Aunt Helen because they considered her part of the family when she lived next door. Our thoughts and prayers are with all her children & grandchildren God Bless, Joe, Janet, Brian & Adam Waldvogel
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