Richard Kuehn

Richard J. Kuehn, 79, of Woodridge and formerly of Brookfield, died on Jan. 26, 2018. 

Born on Feb. 14, 1938, Mr. Kuehn served in the U.S. Navy Veteran and later worked as a communications engineer. 

Mr. Kuehn was the husband of the late Judith Ann Kuehn (nee Devlin); the father of Deanne (Timothy M.) Lieb, Cheryl (Benjamin) Barsema and Suzanne (the late David) Kressmann; the grandfather of Timothy R. Lieb, Meghan Lieb, Joseph Kressmann and Michael Kressmann; the son of the late Paul Kuehn and Lillian Kuehn (nee Leyman); the brother of Paul Kuehn, Jeff Kuehn and the late Ronald Kuehn; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

He will lie in state on Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 10:30 a.m. to time of service, 11 a.m., at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 9035 Grant Ave. in Brookfield, followed by interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Stickney. 

The family appreciates memorials to the National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, Colorado, 80112 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, 60631. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.