Harold Kuhn, 89, New Haven, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at New Haven Care Center.
Mr. Kuhn was born in New Haven March 27, 1922, the son of the late Paul Kuhn and wife Edna, nee Heidmann.
He was united in marriage to Jewell M. Dothage Dec. 21, 1943, in Stony Hill.
Mr. Kuhn was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell M. Kuhn, April 29, 1992; his parents, Paul and Edna Kuhn; and one brother, Kenneth P. Kuhn.
He is survived by two sons, John Kuhn and wife Nora, Washington, and James Kuhn and wife Kathy, Summersville, S.C.; one daughter, Jane Schriewer and husband Ken, Washington; his grandchildren, Nancy Schriewer McCain, Tampa, Fla., Brett Schriewer, Houston, Texas, Malinda Schriewer Eckelkamp, Union, Tammy and Frank Brown, both of Washington, and Daniel, Morgan and Julia Kuhn, all of Summersville, S.C.; his great-grandchildren, Karli and Cara Mezo, both of Tampa, Fla., Makenna Eckelkamp, Union, and Skyler and Morgan Brown, both of Washington; other relatives and many friends.
Mr. Kuhn served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. He was a crew chief and top turret gunner.
He was an active member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, for most of his life. He taught Sunday school for over 50 years and served on the church council several times throughout the years.
Mr. Kuhn was very active with the New Haven American Legion and was still helping to maintain financial and historical records. Mr. Kuhn also was a member of the V.F.W.
He served Meals on Wheels for many years and helped organize people to deliver them and was involved in the local food pantry.
Mr. Kuhn, his father, Paul Kuhn, and his brother, Kenneth Kuhn, owned and operated Kuhn Brothers Station and Kuhn Chevrolet for over 65 years.
Funeral services were held at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, Tuesday, Jan. 10, with the Rev. David Poe officiating.
Burial with full military honors was in the church cemetery.
Memorials to the Wounded Warrior Fund or One Great Hour of Sharing, in care of Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home are preferred.
The family was served by Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.