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David Lynn Kuhns

March 11, 1964 — July 28, 2023

David Lynn Kuhns

DAVID LYNN KUHNS, 59, of rural Sullivan, IL, passed away at 7:56 P.M. on Friday, July 28, 2023 at his residence, surrounded by family.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at Sunnyside Mennonite Church in rural Arcola, IL.  Visitation will also be held from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, July 31, 2023 at Sunnyside.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at Sunnyside Mennonite Church.  Pastor Duane Kuhns will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunnyside Mennonite Church Cemetery.  


David was born on March 11, 1964 in Mattoon, IL, a son of Menno and Alma (Kauffman) Kuhns. He married Dawn Renee Hershberger on February 15, 1986 in Nappanee, IN.


David is survived by his wife, Dawn; four children, Jeremy Kuhns and his wife Sara, Jonny Kuhns and his wife Verna, Jessica Kuhns, and Janell Kuhns all of Sullivan, IL, six grandchildren, Tiara and Koleton Kuhns and Angela, Stephanie, Alyssa and Ethan “Bubby” Kuhns; two sisters, Irene Kuhns and, Edna Kuhns both of Arthur, IL, two sisters-in-law, Anna Kuhns, of Belleville, PA, and Leona Kuhns of Sullivan, IL, and his mother-in-law, Ida Mae Hershberger


David was preceded in death by his parents, Menno and Alma (Kauffman) Kuhns, stepmother, Esther (Herschberger) Kuhns, two brothers, Willard Kuhns and Edwin Kuhns. And his father-in-law, Eugene Hershberger.


David was a member of Living Word Fellowship in Arthur, IL.


David drove a semi for over 15 years.  The past year and a half he has driven for Chesterville Trucking.


David enjoyed fishing, camping, singing, spending time with friends, family, and especially his grandchildren.


To honor David, his family will be playing some of his favorite songs during the visitation and funeral.

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