Obit: Kuehling, Myrtle S. (1916 – 2020)


Surnames: Kuehling, Neumann, Dallman, Davis, Maisells

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12 Aug 2020

Kuehling, Myrtle S. (15 SEP 1916 – 3 AUG 2020)

Myrtle S. Kuehling, age 103, formerly of Unity, passed away on August 3, 2020, at the Colonial Center in Colby, under the tender care of St. Croix Hospice.

A graveside service for immediate family only, because of COVID-19 virus, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at the town of Brighton Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Neumann will preside. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Colby is entrusted with the arrangements.

Myrtle was born on Sept.15, 1916, the daughter of Oliver and Martha (Dallman) Davis, in the town of Hull. She was united in marriage to Richard Kuehling on May 7, 1938 in Clinton, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2008. Myrtle worked as a telephone operator in Colby and Marshfield Clinic for many years.

Myrtle was in the first confirmation class at First United Church of Christ in Colby, and a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Colby. She was very generous, as she made and gave away thousands of quilts.

Myrtle is survived by four children: Dennis (Carol) Kuehling of Unity, Rose Janis of Sault Sainte Marie, Mich., Mary Harwood of Abbotsford and Carol Ann Kuehling of Eau Claire; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard; two daughters: Elizabeth “Liz” Kuehling and Irene Maisells; four great-grandchildren: Charles, Derrick, Daniel & Tirza; and two brothers: Wayne and Orville “Bill” Davis.

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