Longtime Goodland, Kansas resident Kathryn L. Kuhlman, 86, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society—Sherman County in Goodland.
She was born March 29, 1927, at St. Francis, Kansas, the daughter of Emma (Felzein) and James “Jim” Bracelin. She was baptized on May 15, 1927, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cheyenne County, Kansas, and on June 21, 1942, she was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Cheyenne County. She attended schools at Sunny Ridge District 44 School in Cheyenne County, and also in St. Francis.
On August 4, 1946, she and Raymond George Kuhlman were married at St. Francis, and they made their home in Goodland. Her memberships included Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, Redwood EHU, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death were her husband Raymond Kuhlman, who died July 5, 1993; grandson Michael Kuhlman; parents; three sisters Pearl Goeglein, Hollis Howard, and Dorothy Stephenson; three brothers Harold Bracelin, Warren Bracelin, and Rex Bracelin; and one infant brother.
Surviving family includes daughter Karen Hickson of Goodland; son Dallas Kuhlman and his wife Gay Jenkins of Goodland; four grandchildren Darren Hickson, Jason Hickson and his wife Tina, Michelle Owens and her husband Brian, and Matt Kuhlman and his wife Amanda; six great-grandchildren Linsey Owens, Morgan Powell, Gage Owens, Cassidi Hickson, Gracie Hickson, and Aaron Owens; two sisters Wanda Smith of Yuma, Colorado; Joyce Lampe of Burlington, Colorado; and brother Don Bracelin and his wife Marilyn of El Sobrante, California.
The funeral will be Saturday, January 25, at 10:00 AM MT, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, with Pastor Darian Hybl officiating. Burial will follow in the Goodland Cemetery.
Friends may share their respects on Friday, from 3:00 until 7:00 PM MT, at Koons Chapel in Goodland.
Memorials may be designated to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Hospice Services of Sherman County, or Good Samaritan Society—Sherman County, and may be left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland, KS 67735-1555.
Online condolences: www.koonsfuneralhome.com