Thomas B. Kuhlmann, 71, Ward Springs

Thomas Kuhlmann
Thomas Kuhlmann

Thomas B. “Tom” Kuhlmann, age 71 of Ward Springs, died Friday, February 24, 2012 at the St. Benedict’s Senior Community Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grey Eagle with Rev. Ron Dockendorf officiating. Inurnment will take place at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Ward Springs at a later date.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church in Grey Eagle.

Thomas Bernard Kuhlmann was born October 17, 1940 in Birchdale Township, Todd County, Minnesota to Theodore and Antoinette (Terwey) Kuhlmann. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1959. He was employed as a butcher at Landy’s Packing in St. Cloud, Red Owl and Frozen Foods in Sauk Centre. He also worked at Jennie-O Foods in Melrose for 16 years. Tom enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, four wheeling, traveling, and feeding the birds.

Survivors include his significant other, Connie Finch of Ward Springs; children, Dale Kuhlmann of Long Prairie, Kevin (Nancy) Kuhlmann of Sauk Centre, Pam (Jim) Stewart of Tea, South Dakota, and Scott Kuhlmann of Long Prairie; seven grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Lorraine (Tom) Snetsinger of Golden Valley, Fred “Fritz” Kuhlmann of Shakopee, Garry Kuhlmann of Grey Eagle, Sharon Kuhlmann (Paul) of Golden Valley, George (Marilyn) Kuhlmann of Grey Eagle, Frank “Frankie” (Annette) Kuhlmann of Ward Springs, William “Bill” (Carol) Kuhlmann of Grey Eagle, Shirley Deters of Grey Eagle, and Diane (Richard) Koehn of Holdingford.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jim, Ralph, Theodore, Jr., and Larry Kuhlmann.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Grey Eagle.




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