Thomas Joseph Kuhn, Sr.


Thomas Joseph Kuhn Sr., age 87, passed away March 5,2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Tom was born in Indianapolis, IN and raised his children in Greenwood, IN. When he retired 30 years ago, he became a resident of Grand Island, Florida. Tom was surrounded by his loving family at the time of his death.

Tom attended Purdue University and proudly served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. Tom received The Korean Presidential Unit Citation Commemorative Medal from Korea. Tom retired from IBM as a Customer Service Engineer after 33 years of employment. Tom was also a member of the Greenwood Moose Lodge. He also volunteered with the Greenwood Fire Department when he lived in Greenwood.

Tom was married to Barbara (Hawkins) who proceeded him in death. He was also proceeded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Richard Kuhn and Raymond Kuhn.

Survivors include a brother Harry Kuhn, three daughters and four sons, Lee Kuhn, Indianapolis, Lin (Windal) Burton, Indianapolis, Tom (Sally) Kuhn, Nineveh, Chris Kuhn, Greenwood, Doug (Kathy) Kuhn, Nineveh, Susie Lane, Greenwood and Tony (Lynette) Kuhn, Florida. Two Step daughters, Ellen (Bob) Hugenschmit, Florida and Lisa (Tom) Nales, Florida. He also leaves behind 16 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held to honor Tom’s life on Sunday, March 18 at 4:00PM at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel. The family will receive guests at the funeral home from 1:00-4:00PM.

Florida friends and family will gather at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at the Greenwood Fire Foundation in his name. 155 East Main Street, Greenwood.

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