Robert "Bob" Kuhn

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Robert Charles Kuhn
1935 - 2017
WATERVILLE - Robert "Bob" Charles Kuhn, 82, died on Oct. 1, 2017, at Lakewood in Waterville.
Bob was born on March 12, 1935, in Newark, N.J., to parents John L. Kuhn and Irene Procter. He graduated from Skowheagan High School in 1953, and joined the US Navy in January 1954 and retired in 1978.
Bob married Sandra Sanderson in 1958 and had two children, son Robert Kuhn, who passed in 2016, and daughter Jan LaCroix of Winslow. Robert remarried the love of his life Brenda Hinkley in 1982 and remained together until she passed in 1986.
Bob enjoyed his weekly visits from family and friends and loved showing off his great-granddaughter, Spencer. Bob enjoyed playing cards and being with his friends at the Winslow VFW.
He is survived by his daughter Jan LaCroix of Winslow; his granddaughter Jessica Rogers and her daughter Aria of Waterville; grandsons Robert LaCroix of Winslow and Joseph LaCroix and his wife Eliana and daughter Spencer of Winslow; and long time friend Tom Jones of South China.
A celebration of life is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the lounge of the Winslow VFW between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. This will be a casual event as Bob would have wanted. If you would like to bring a dish please contact Jan LaCroix at 376-7578 or the Winslow VFW at 872-9850.
A graveside ceremony will be at a later date.



Published in Central Maine on Oct. 6, 2017
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