James Kuhl Obituary

James  Kuhl
James Kuhl
James Kuhl

August 30, 1942 - June 11, 2006
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Jim Kuhl, 63, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 10 AM Thursday, June 15 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Jim was born in Dubuque, IA and raised in Galena, IL. Following graduation from Galena High School he served in the US Navy during the Viet Nam War.

Jim graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Arts and Sciences. He worked in the insurance industry throughout his career retiring as a Regional Claims Manager for Empire Fire and Marine Insurance. Jim was a volunteer for the Blood Center of Iowa and helped serve breakfast meals for the Salvation Army. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, photography and entertaining friends and family.

Jim is survived by his wife of 35 years Martha, his daughter Anne Kuhl of Kansas City, MO, his son Paul of Urbandale and his sister Mary (Mike) Phelan of Rockford, IL.

Visitation begins after 3 PM Wednesday at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM with a Vigil Service at 7PM. Memorial contributions can be made to the Blood Center of Iowa or to Mercy Foundation in care of the Stroke Program.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Thursday, June 15, 2006
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, June 15, 2006


Blood Center of Iowa
431 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA 50309
Mercy Foundation c/o The Stroke Program
1111 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50314