John ‘Jack’ Kuhns
October 3, 1931 - May 23, 2013
Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 2-8pm, family present 6-8 pm, at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. A Masonic service will be held at 7:00 p.m.
Service: Funeral service will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at Canton United Methodist Church.
Canton. John ‘Jack’ Kuhns, age 81, formerly of the Worthing area, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013 under hospice care at the Lennox Good Samaritan Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral service will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at Canton United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Friday from 2-8pm, family present 6-8 pm, at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. A Masonic service will be held at 7:00 p.m.
Jack was born October 3, 1931 to Lloyd and Maude (Grayson) Kuhns on the family farm in rural Worthing.
Jack graduated from Canton High School in 1949 and entered the US Army. He was stationed in Maryland during the Korean Conflict. Following his discharge, he returned to the family farm near Worthing. He moved to Canton following his retirement. In his later years, he worked at various jobs including, mowing at Newton Hills State Park and maintenance at Canton Good Samaritan Center. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan.
Jack was united in marriage to Elvina Nichols on November 15, 1996. She died February 3, 2005. Jack was then blessed in marriage with his second wife, Dorothy Gedstad on January 6, 2007.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; 4 nephews, David and Loren Vosburg of Colton, Bob (Carolyn) and Brad Vosburg of Renner; and 9 step children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Myrna Vosburg, and his first wife, Elvina.