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“Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time. We remember Paulinewith fondness. Our deepest sympathy to all. Larry...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Larry Swanson - Ogden, IA

“My Dad (Cliff Miller, former postmaster in Pilot) always thought of you as another of his daughters. You saw him through some very tough times. For...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Suzan (Sue) Stecklein (Miller) - CO

“Lori and Joe...we hold you both in our thoughts and prayers in the midst of your loss. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Doug Cue

“Your mom and I always had such a good time at the Pilot Mound Post Office and she always brought me some of her GOOD homemade cookies everyday. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Barb Westberg - Boone, IA

“I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. My mom used to talk about all the fun times her and your mom had when they were younger. It is hard to lose a...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jodi Sward - Boone, IA - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all! ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Denise (Zunkel) Van Pelt - Ogden, IA


Pauline L. Kuhl, 86, formerly of Pilot Mound,passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the Regency Park Nursing & Rehab in Jefferson.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Pilot Mound United Methodist Church in Pilot Mound. Pastor Beth Morgan will officiate. Burial will be in the Pilot Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the funeral on Thursday, from 9:00 a.m., until the time of service. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Pauline Louise Zunkel was born on January 1, 1931, in Pilot Mound, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Ella (Hedblom) Zunkel. She graduated with the Pilot Mound High School class of 1948. After graduation she attended business school in Omaha. Following business school Pauline worked for the ASC office in Boone.

On February 4, 1951, Pauline was united in marriage to Don Kuhl at the United Methodist Church in Pilot Mound. The couple lived and farmed southeast of Pilot Mound for 57 years. Pauline began working as a postal clerk in 1963, she became postmaster for 10 years before retiring in 1989.

Pauline was a member of the Pilot Mound United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, and previously sang in the church choir. Pauline enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, baking, gardening and sewing.

Survivors include her children, Randy Kuhl of Pilot Mound, Iowa, Lori (Joe) Redeker of Boone, Iowa, and Larry of Jefferson, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Courtney (Mike) Gibbs, Mike, Grant, Leah, and Christine Redeker, and Ashley and Nicole Kuhl; one great granddaughter, Reagan Redeker; one sister, Janet Elliott (Robert Harris).

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Don Kuhl on October 8, 2010, one brother, Darrell Zunkel.

Memorials may be left to Hospice of the Midwest, 9203 North Park Drive, Johnston, Iowa 50131.