Norman Kuhn

Norman Kuhn, 78, formerly of Staples, passed away October 10, 2020, in Fargo, North Dakota.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donate to a charity of your choosing. Visit to leave memorials and condolences on Norman’s Tribute Wall.  

Norman Eugene Kuhn was born October 22, 1941 in Jamestown, ND to Albert and Marie (Heller) Kuhn. He grew up in Jud, ND, graduating from high school in 1959. Following high school, Norman attended college in Ellendale, ND at Ellendale State Teachers College receiving his degree in industrial arts. Norman honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1967 to 1972.   

Following his service in the Army he was employed with Farmers Union Insurance in Wahpeton, ND where he worked as a sales agent. He operated as an independent agent in Fargo, ND then moved to Staples, MN where he owned and operated Kuhn Insurance Agency for over 20 years.    

Norman enjoyed traveling to Arizona during the winter season every year for the past ten years. He also enjoyed cooking and puttering around in the garage.  

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. 

Norman is survived by one daughter, Kathy Sauer; one son, Michael (Joni) Kuhn; six grandchildren,  Quest, Derek Reimers (Evelyn), Austin Reimers, Brian (Erica), Charles (Veronica) and Jonathan; three great-grandchildren, George, Victoria and Parker; three brothers, Donald (Mona) Kuhn, James (Daphine) Kuhn and Alvin (Lucille) Kuhn; many other relatives and a host of friends.   

Norman is preceded in death by his parents; partner, Emily Kohler and siblings, Irene, Marvin and Raymond.   

Arrangements provided by Karvonen Funeral & Cremation Service of Wadena.

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