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Gerard Raphael Kuhn

July 02, 1928 - August 23, 2017

Lexington, KY

Gerard Raphael Kuhn, 89, died August 23, 2017.  He is survived by his daughter Karen Kay (Mike) Boggess; sons Gerard R. Kuhn II, Mark (Janet) Kuhn and Brian Lee (Shelia Pierceall) Kuhn; grandchildren Joanne Kuhn, Christopher (Kimberly) Applegate, Rikki N. Kuhn, Brian Lee (Crystal) Kuhn II, Kristiana Ann (Matthew) Cornett, Tamarah Kuhn, Brandie (Marcus) Solis, Sherri (Eddy) Fetzer, Victor Hudson, Stephen Hudson and Emily R. Boggess, ; 32 great grandchildren; a brother John J. Kuhn of Virginia; a beloved cousin Virginia Windsor of Maryland and his favorite cat Snoopy.  He was preceded in death by his wife Jean Ellen (Skeese) Kuhn and parents William C. and Gertrude (Lee) Kuhn. 

Gerard was a devout member of the Roman Catholic Church, who served in the United States Army in the Korean War, where he survived The Outpost Harry Battle and received several medals including the Bronze Star.  After leaving the Army where he served as an Intelligence Officer, he became a Bank Manager, a Golden Glove Boxer, a Football Coach, ran a dry cleaners and finally ended his work career as an Insurance Adjuster.  For recreation he loved to fish and play golf.  Some of his favorite times were spent traveling around Europe with his wife Jean.  For fun he liked to collect clocks and antiques, but his favorite times were spent with his family.

Funeral Information

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM, Fri., Sept. 1, 2017 at St. Luke’s in Nicholasville, KY, followed by the burial at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.  www.clarklegacycenter.com

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in his Gerard's name to the American Cancer Society, Bluegrass Hospice Care, or The Camp Nelson Honor Guard at www.campnelsonhonorguard.org.

Donations Links:

Camp Nelson Honor Guard
Bluegrass Hospice Care
American Cancer Society

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Cemetery:  Map to Camp Nelson

Gerard Raphael Kuhn

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