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Kuehn, Lorine D. 1921-2008


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 7/20/2017 at 17:57:15

Lorine Kuehn

November 13, 2008

Lorine Mulder-Kuehn, 87, of Le Mars passed away Thursday, November 13, 2008 at the Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars.

A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 17, 2008 at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Jon Meredith officiating. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Plymouth Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Le Mars, Iowa. Visitations will be Sunday, November 16, 2008 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pallbearers will be James Mulder, John Nikunem, Peter Mulder, Dean Varenhorst, Arlan Kuehn, Doug Mulder, and Rowden Schipper.

Lorine D. Kiewel was born October 21, 1921 at Moscow, Idaho, the daughter of Rudolf and Selema (Kirschbaum) Kiewel. As a young girl, the family moved to Granite Falls, Minnesota where she attended country school. The family moved to the Le Mars area and following the death of her mother, the family returned to Granite Falls where she later graduated from high school. In 1939, Lorine married Peter Mulder and together they farmed in the Orange City and Larchwood areas. In 1950, they moved to Flandreau, South Dakota. Lorine worked as a telephone operator for 20 years with Northwestern Bell at Flandreau, Sioux Falls, and Duluth, Minnesota. Lorine later married Elmer Kuehn on September 27, 1972 at St. Paul''s Lutheran Church, Johnson Township. Elmer and Lorine continued to live on the farm until August 25, 2000 when they moved to the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen. In 2003, Lorine moved to the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Lorine enjoyed reading, listening to Christian Radio and visiting when she was able. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Le Mars.

Survivors include her 3 children, Delores Nikunen and her husband John of Denver, Colorado, James Mulder and his wife Darlene of Flandreau, South Dakota, and Peter Mulder and his wife Louise of Greenwood, Arkansas; 5 grandchildren, Pamela Schipper, Colleen Headrick and her husband Jerome, Douglas Mulder, Michelle Lasiter and her husband Ralph, and Anthony Mulder and his wife Carla; 5 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren; a brother, Kenan Kiewel of California; and several nieces and nephews.

Lorine was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolf and Selema (Kirschbaum) Kiewel; 2 sisters, Darcia and Valencia; a brother, Eldor Kiewel; an infant sibling at birth, and her husband, Elmer Kuehn on April 30, 2003.

Carlsen Funeral Home
Le Mars, IA


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