Esther (Hershberger) Kuhns

July 29, 1938 ~ September 13, 2019 (age 81)


Esther (Hershberger) Kuhns, 81, of Arthur, IL passed away at 2:30 A.M. on Friday, September 13, 2019 at her residence.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Pleasant View Church, 155 N CR 300 E, Arcola, IL.   Funeral services will be held at 9:30 A.M. on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Otto Center, 2058 CR 1800 E, Arthur, IL.   Rev. Wilbur Gingerich will officiate.   Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery in rural Arcola, IL.   The Edwards Funeral home is assisting with arrangements.

Esther was born on July 29, 1938 in Virginia Beach, VA to the late Jonas and Katie Hershberger of Montezuma, GA.   She married Menno Kuhns on July 25, 1991 in Montezuma, GA.   He passed away on January 4, 2015.
She is survived by Menno’s five children, Willard (Anna) Kuhns of Belleville, PA who preceded him in death, Irene Kuhns of Arthur, IL, Edna Kuhns of Cadwell, IL, Edwin (Leona) Kuhns of Sullivan, IL and David (Dawn) Kuhns of Sullivan, IL; fourteen grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.   

Esther had four brothers and four sisters who all preceded her in death.

She had a wide circle of friends due to her many years of service on mission fields and later with Menno at Calvary Bible School. 
Esther will be remembered for her generous heart and she was always ready to listen and give counsel.
To God be the Glory!

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September 14, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pleasant View Church, Arcola

September 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pleasant View Church, Arcola

Funeral Service
September 15, 2019

9:30 AM
Otto Center, IL

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