Wilma B. Kuhn, 85, of Columbia, passed away on January 28, 2018 from
complications of a stroke. She was the wife of Donald J. Kuhn. Married
in 1958, Wilma and Don would have celebrated their 60th wedding
anniversary on February 1st. A lifelong resident of Columbia, she was
the daughter of the late William H. and Esther Schmook Brommer.
graduated from Columbia High School, Class of 1950. Following
graduation, she worked for several years in the office at Grinnell Corp.
After raising her children, Wilma returned to work first in the bakery
at a local grocery store, and then as an assistant at the Columbia Day
Care which was located at St. John's Church, Columbia. At age 70, Wilma
retired from the Day Care after more than 19 years of joyful service.
was a dedicated member of St. John's Lutheran Church where she enjoyed
singing in the choir and other church activities. She also volunteered
for many years with Columbia Meals on Wheels. Since 2016, Wilma was a
resident at St. John's Herr Estate where she met new friends and enjoyed
a wide variety of activities including singing, dancing and bingo.
addition to her husband, Wilma is survived by her daughter, Karen A.,
Miami, Florida and her son Donald J., Jr. and his wife Nancy, Menifee,
California; her two grandsons, Donald J., III, and Tyler W., also of
Menifee; and siblings, William Brommer and wife Madeline; Mary Lou Sipe;
Joanne Stotz; Linda Cramer; and Jack Brommer and his wife Rose. She was
preceded in death by her sisters, Esther Gochenaur, Margaret Ulmer and
Janet Bowles. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at
the Chapel at St. John's Herr Estate, 200 Luther Lane, Columbia, PA. A
private interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
contributions in memory of Wilma may be made to Columbia Meals on
Wheels, Box 391, Columbia, PA 17512 or to The Caring Fund, c/o
Philanthropy Office at Luthercare, 600. E. Main St., Lititz, PA 17543
(please place name on memo line) or at www.luthercare.org. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc.