Helen Irene Kuhl, 79, of Williamsburg, formerly of Manilla and Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at the Highland Ridge, Williamsburg.
A memorial service celebrating Helen’s life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Daniel Krueger officiating. Inurnment will be in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. that Saturday at the Chapel.
Survivors include her sons, Steven (Laurie) of North Liberty and Bob of Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Gloria Jensen of Phoenix, Ariz. and Leora Webster of Des Moines; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Helen Irene Jensen was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Defiance, the daughter of Berg and Etta (Nielsen) Jensen. She graduated from Harlan High School in 1952 and graduated from Simpson College in 1954. On June 12, 1955, she married Marvin Kuhl in Harlan. He died in 1992. Helen worked at the Manilla Community Schools from 1954-1956 and then at Coe College Music Department from 1980-2000 when she retired. She was a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Manilla, King of Kings Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids, and Zion Lutheran Church in Hiawatha.
Memorials may be given in her name to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be left at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.