Leon "Pete" R. Kuhlman

July 22, 1937September 17, 2020

Leon “Pete” R Kuhlman, 83, of Bloomington, died Thursday, September 17, 2020. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 25, 2020 at Valhalla Memory Gardens. Please wear a mask.

Pete was born July 22, 1937 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Pete was the son of Willard and Flora (Remmele) Kuhlman. He is preceded in death by his siblings: Ruth, Kathy and Vern. He is survived by his younger brother Larry of Ohio.

Pete served in the US Navy from 1956-1960 as Radarman 2nd class on the Destroyer USS Vesole DDR-878. After the Navy he received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Tri-State College in Angola, Indiana. He then came to Bloomington and worked 34 years with RCA/Thomson Consumer Electronics retiring in 1997. He was a member of Stoneybrook Community Church of God.

Pete was a loving and devoted husband and great-grandfather.

He married Cleo (Thompson) Kuhlman in 1960 who preceded him in death in 2005.

He is survived by his second wife: Shirley (Edles) Kuhlman and three children: Greg, Jim (husband of Christine), Christy Pote (wife of Bob) and 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


  • Graveside Service

    Friday, September 25, 2020


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Stacy Bruce

September 23, 2020

Our condolences to your family. Mr. Kuhlman was a kind soul. Our neighbor will be missed.

Jeff French

September 20, 2020

James the French family are so sorry for your loss of your father.

Janice (Martin) Mackey

September 20, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Your father always was smiling. God Bless your family

Terri (Martin) Sexton

September 20, 2020

Our condolences to Pete's children and grandchildren. You were truly blessed to have such wonderful parents. What good people they were!


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