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Edward R. Kuehnel

April 11, 1931February 12, 2021
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Edward R. Kuehnel, age 89, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. Ed was born and raised in Detroit. He joined he Marines and proudly served during the Korean War. He retired as a supervisor in the MichCon Meter Reading Department after 44 years of service. Ed will be remembered for his optimistic outlook and his wit. During his retirement he could be found reading, volunteering at the hospital, playing golf, and sometimes trying his luck at the casino.

Dear husband of Dolores Kuehnel; beloved father of Sharon (Gary) Knuckey, Mickey (Larry) Watripont, the late Kathy Kuehnel, and Laura (Chris) Hishon; cherished grandpa of Paul (Tracy), Teri, David, Sean (Jenny), Jeanette (Brent), Amy, and Megan; loving great-grandpa to 7; and brother of the late James (Virginia) Kuehnel, the late Mary Margaret (Joseph) Haener, the late Bernadette (Raymond) Jacobs, and the late Rita (Bud) Fronrath.

Visitation will be at Kaul Funeral Home of Clinton Township on Sunday, February 21st from 2:00pm until 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be Monday, February 22 at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Road in Clinton Township at 10:00am. Burial will be family only at Great Lakes National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Due to the pandemic, no luncheon will be held following the funeral services.

  • FAMILY

  • Dolores Kuehnel, Wife
  • Sharon (Gary) Knuckey, Daughter
  • Mickey (Larry) Watripont, Daughter
  • The late Kathy Kuehnel, Daughter
  • Laura (Chris) Hishon, Daughter
  • Paul (Tracy), Teri, David, Sean (Jenny), Jeanette (Brent), Amy, and Megan, Grandchildren
  • The late James (Virginia) Kuehnel, Brother
  • The late Mary Margaret (Joseph) Haener, Sister
  • The late Bernadette (Raymond) Jacobs, Sister
  • The late Rita (Bud) Fronrath, Sister
  • Loving great-grandpa to 7.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 21, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, February 22, 2021

  • Burial

    Monday, February 22, 2021

Memories

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Diane Melody

February 19, 2021

My sincere condolences... I hope that your memories continue to bring you comfort throughout the days to come.

Lee Rossbach

February 19, 2021

My heart aches to hear this news. I’m praying for everyone.
Love,
Lee Rossbach

Rick & Teresa Kuehnel

February 17, 2021

We will remember the talks with Uncle Eddie, his sage advise, and good humor. The cut throat games of Euchre were always intense but all in good fun. Family gatherings will not be the same without him. Rest in Peace. Our sincere condolences to the entire family. Uncle Eddie was truly one of the best!

Linda and Mike Hurley

February 15, 2021

It was with great sadness that we heard the news about Uncle Ed. It lightens our hearts to k now that he is joining a whole gang of crazy card playing family, Our sympathy to you all. You have our love and prayers, Linda and Mike

Bernadette Ranelli

February 14, 2021

I am so grateful for getting to know my Godfather/Uncle on a more intimate level in the past several years. I only hope i blessed his conversations & moments as much as he blessed mine! I will cherish them forever. Love you Uncle Ed & may you Rest In Peace!
As to Family: Bless & Comfort You All in your time of loss! Prayers are w/you. Warmly, Bernadette JacobsRanelli

Joann RUIZ (KUEHNEL)

February 14, 2021

I remember how my dad (Uncle Ed's) brother used to light up when Uncle Ed would just drop by because he was in the neighborhood for his job. It was always a treat to see the two of them together. Of course, getting all his siblings together was an extra-special treat!

Lisa Waak (Cole)

February 14, 2021

To the Kuehnel family,
Growing up across the street from each other, we have so many wonderful memories of your family! Ed was a good man & I'm sure he’ll be greatly missed!
Our family is sending our love and condolences to all of you!
Sincerely,
The Cole family

Tom & Nancy Kuehnel

February 14, 2021

Sorry for your loss. I am amazed at how much your father resembles my father. Tom

Bob, Pam Karaffa

February 14, 2021

Sorry for your loss, just feel peace knowing that he is safely home and in the arms of the Lord .....
Take care and stay safe.
Bob Pam Karaffa

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Biography

Edward R. Kuehnel, age 89, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. Dear husband of Dolores Kuehnel; beloved father of Sharon (Gary) Knuckey, Mickey (Larry) Watripont, the late Kathy Kuehnel, and Laura (Chris) Hishon; cherished grandpa of Paul (Tracy), Teri, David, Sean (Jenny), Jeanette (Brent), Amy, and Megan; loving great-grandpa to 7; and brother of the late James (Virginia) Kuehnel, the late Mary Margaret (Joseph) Haener, the late Bernadette (Raymond) Jacobs, and the late Rita (Bud) Fronrath. Visitation will be at Kaul Funeral Home of Clinton Township on Sunday, February 21st from 2:00pm until 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be Monday, February 22 at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Road in Clinton Township at 10:00am. Burial will be at Great Lakes National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Due to the pandemic, no luncheon will be held following the funeral services.