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Irene Kuha


Irene Dorothy Kuha, age 88, of Eagle Bend, Minnesota passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Lakewood Care Center in Staples. Irene was born April 19, 1930 in Meadow Township, Wadena County to Eino and Eva (Hillstrom) Lake.

Irene attended Dist. 39 School and Sebeka High School. Irene was a member of Meadow Apostolic Lutheran Church and Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church in Menahga. She married Ernest Kuha on December 3, 1949.

Irene enjoyed embroidering on flour sack towels, baking Sally Ann cookies, and selling at craft fairs. Irene worked at Wesley and Bertha Hospitals.

Irene is preceded in death by her parents, husband Ernest Kuha, granddaughter Jaana Adamson, sister Violet Maxwell, and nephew Preston Maxwell, Jr.

She is survived by her children: Kathy (Leonard) Adamson of New Hope, Gerald Kuha of Eagle Bend, Connie Kuha of Eagle Bend; grandchildren: Daniel (Carolyn) Adamson of Blaine, Janelle Adamson Crossfield of Maple Grove, and Krista Adamson of New Hope; great-granddaughters: Isabelle and Madelyn Adamson of Blaine; nieces: Sharleen Maxwell and Dawn Maxwell (John); great niece, Alysha Maxwell; great-great nieces: Kiyanne and Mckenna Maxwell, all of Wadena; many relatives, friends, and a host of brothers and sisters in faith.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 12 p.m. at the Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church of Menahga. Visitation will take place in the hour prior to the service.

Interment will be at the Meadow Apostolic Lutheran Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Wevley Funeral Home of Sebeka. Online condolences may be left at

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