Obit: Kuse, Daniel M. (1927 - 2011)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Kuse, Buhrow, Mauer, Lawrence, Tollers, Leick, Carolfi, Hanson, Schneider, Wiersig 


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 7, 2011


Kuse, Daniel M. (8 March 1927 - 1 December 2011) With Flag


Daniel M. Kuse, 84, Edgar, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care, Marshfield.


Daniel M. Kuse was born March 8, 1927, in Auburndale, the son of Richard and Louise (Buhrow) Kuse.  He attended Sunshine School in rural Auburndale and later received his general education degree from Stratford High School in 1979.  He was a veteran of the United States Army stationed in Hawaii and the Philippines.


He married Gloria A. Mauer Oct. 7, 1950, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Town of Day. She died Dec. 13, 2002.  The Kuse’s farmed in the Town of Cleveland and Dan was also a mason/bricklayer.  He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, telling stories about his life and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandson.


He is survived by three daughters, LaVonne (Rocky) Lawrence of Neillsville, Doreen Kuse of Edgar and Donna Kuse of Madison.  He is also survived by three grandchildren, Billi Jo (Steve) Tollers, Jr., Jody Lawrence and Jason Lawrence; one great-grandson, Carter Daniel Tollers; and step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.  He is further survived by brothers and sisters, Mabel Leick and Cora Carolfi of Stratford, Harry Kuse of Marshfield, Alice Hanson of Hewitt, and Marvin Kuse of Moline, IL; and m any nieces and nephews.


He was predeceased by his parents; his wife; and brothers and sisters, Gladys Schneider, Richard Kuse, Jr., Elizabeth Wiersig and Harold Kuse.


The family will designate a memorial in his name at a later date.


Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Spencer.  Private family committal took place in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Day, Marathon County, where Military rites were conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #1866.  Visitation was held Saturday, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Rembs Funeral home, Marshfield, and Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. 


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