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Darlene A. Kuehl

September 10, 1931 January 20, 2016
Darlene A. Kuehl
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DARLENE A. KUEHL, 84, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at her home. Darlene was born September 10, 1931, in Fenton, IL, to E. "Tom" and Thyra V. (Wilson) Simpson. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and was a 1949 graduate of Morrison High School. She married William H. "Bill" Kuehl on June 11, 1950 in Morrison. Darlene was first employed by the former Morrison Telephone Company. Later she worked for the Whiteside County Farm Bureau office and most recently at the Whiteside County Courthouse, retiring in 1996. She was a member of the Morrison United Methodist Church, the church"s United Methodist Women, served as a trustee and was on several committees. She was active in Whiteside County Home Extension and was a member of the Pleasant View Nursing Home Auxiliary. Darlene enjoyed attending the school functions of grandchildren and the children of her friends. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her family and was considered a second "mom" by her nieces and nephews. Survivors include her husband, Bill; one daughter, Diane Kuehl of Redlands, CA; four sons, David (Elaine) Kuehl of Urbana, IL, Douglas (Kelly) Kuehl of Morrison, Darrell (Suzy) Kuehl of Morrison, and Dan (Katie) Kuehl of Morrison; six grandchildren, Jessica, Kendra and Logan Kuehl, Kyle Dermody, Allison and Emily Kuehl; one step grandchild, Brian (Missy) Douros; two step great-grandchildren, Chase and Channing Douros; two sisters, Glenda (John) O"Hara of Kearny, AZ and Viola (Ron) Garwick of Morrison; one brother, Larry (Karen) Simpson of Norwalk, CA, one sister-in-law, Barb Simpson of Bristol, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Dawn Marie Kuehl, in infancy; one brother, James Simpson.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Monday " January 25, 2016 at the Morrison United Methodist ChurchOFFICIATING: Rev. Ryan Sutton " Pastor: Morrison United Methodist ChurchVISITATION: 3:00 " 7:00 PM Sunday " January 24, 2016 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL
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