Anthony Kuhn, 88, of Cresco, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. A Memorial Mass was at 11 a.m. Monday, June 9, at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was 4-7 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home, 404 North Elm Street, Cresco, with a scripture service following. Visitation continued an hour prior to the service at the church.
Anthony was born at home Sept. 26, 1925, to Albert J. and Barbara (Shindelar) Kuhn. He graduated from South Winneshiek High School in 1943. He served in WWII as a medic in Japan and was honorably discharged in Sept. of 1947. He married Colette Elsbernd Sept. 22, 1948. He was a dairy and hog farmer near Ridgeway, until retiring in Cresco. Anthony was named Master Service Producer in 1958 and Winneshiek County 1991 Pioneer Dairyman. He was a 4-H leader for over 25 years and was actively involved in his church. Retirement hobbies included beekeeping, woodworking and raising Black Angus. Anthony positively impacted family and friends with his kindness and unique sense of humor, always putting a smile on your face and touching your heart. 
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Colette; three sons and six daughters: Leo (Mary) Kuhn of Soldiers Grove, Wis., Ruth (Bob) Schluter of Waverly, Rosemary (Greg) Courtney of Columbia, Mo., Mark (Ruth) Kuhn of Fort Atkinson, Germaine Kuhn of Calmar, Albert (Karen) Kuhn of CrescoMartha (Robert) Stussy of Soldiers Grove, Wis., Kathy (Tom) Young of Manly and Lois (Ron) Olsen of Cottage Grove, Minn.; daughter-in-law, Jeanie Kuhn of Calmar; 28 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; sister, Therese Schmitt; brother, Jerome (Carlene) Kuhn; sisters-in-law, Sr. Ruth Elsbernd OSF, Luella Elsbernd, Gladys Elsbernd and Anna Mae Kuhn; and brother-in-law, Jim Bentz.
He is preceded in death by a son, Roger Kuhn in 2004; his parents; two brothers, Br. Sebastin Kuhn and Ray Kuhn; and two sisters, Rita Schmitt and Margaret Mary Bentz.