Hilda Kuehler

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Funeral services for Hilda Kuehler, 95, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place Sunday, Feb. 19, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, starting at 4:30 p.m., with the family present from 4:30-8 p.m. A Vigil service will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, at Warner Funeral Home.

Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Mrs. Kuehler passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.

Hildagard Monica Kuehler, the daughter of Edward and Rose Tramp Feldhacker was born April 16, 1916, in Crofton, Neb. Her childhood years were spent near Crofton where she attended Beaver Creek country school.

Hilda married Henry Kuehler on Nov. 21, 1939, in Menominee, Neb. They moved to Spencer in 1950, where she worked at the Lamplighter and South T Motels, until her retirement in 1980.

Hilda enjoyed playing cards, bingo, dancing and baking, especially bread and chocolate chip cookies. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters and Altar Society.

Hilda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry in 1971; a grandson, James Kummerfeldt; a step-granddaughter, Kacey Puffer; eight sisters; seven brothers; and several nieces and nephews.

Left to cherish her memory are her six children: Geraldine (Jack) Rukes of Lebanon, Tenn., Marietta (Melvin) Kummerfeldt of Cedar Rapids, Ia., Dorisann (Bill) Harlow of Yucca Valley, Calif., Richard (Marcia) Kuehler of Spencer, Ia., Ronald (Fern) Kuehler of Des Moines, Ia., and Timothy (Amy) Kuehler of Early, Ia.; 19 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 14 step-great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Sister Grace Feldhacker; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.