The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 11, 2013

Sandra Jo Kuhn


Sandra Jo Kuhn, age 50, Joplin, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013, at her home after a short illness.

Sandra was born Feb. 1, 1963, in Lebanon, Mo., daughter of the late Doris Hardesty Hauser and Chuck Hauser, of LeRoy, Kan. She attended school in Augusta, Kan., and received an associate degree at Butler County Community College. She worked in home health with Freeman Hospital of Joplin for several years and most recently was owner of Kuhn Transportation Inc. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother, Sandra was preceded in death by two sisters, Susie and Jeanie.

Survivors include her husband, Ken L. Kuhn whom she married Jan. 25, 1988, in Kinsley, Kan. Also surviving are her children, James Turnbull and Jennifer Turnbull, both of Joplin, Eric Kuhn, Bonnie Kuhn, Christopher Kuhn, all of Great Bend, Kan., and Michael Kuhn, of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren, James Turnbull Jr., Ashley Kuhn-Klein, Makayla Kuhn, Ashlin Kuhn, Chance Kuhn, Jacob Kuhn and Paxton Kuhn; great-grandchild, Gannon Kuhn-Klein; father, Chuck Hauser, of LeRoy; brothers, Greg Hill and wife, Sonya, of Wichita, Kan., Jeffery Hill, of Augusta, Kan.; sisters, Linda Doggett, of LeRoy, and Margaret Dennett and husband, Charlie, of Atlanta, Kan.; sister-in-law, Stacey Hill, of Galena, Kan.

Funeral services will be Friday, April 12, at 3 p.m. in Thornhill-Dillon Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Lane Henson officiating. Interment will be Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m. in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, Kan., with family officiating.

The family request that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.   

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