Walter John Kuschel, 92, of Grand Pass, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at University Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Grand Pass, with Pastor Jeff Jernigan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery in Grand Pass. Visitation will be held prior to the service at the church. The family suggests contributions to St. Luke's United Church of Christ. They may be left at or mailed to Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton, MO 64633. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gibsonfunerals.com.
He was born July 20, 1915, in Stolpe, the son of John and Hulda Baecker Kuschel. He attended school in Stolpe. On January 7, 1945, he married Luella Marie Anna Schroer in Grand Pass. She preceded him in death on July 24, 1995. He was a farmer and a member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Grand Pass.
He is survived by two children, John M. Dothage of Higginsville and Patricia E. Dierking of Marshall; one sister, Welma Vit of Hermann; and two grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Alfred Kuschel and John Kuschel; and one sister, Martha Kohlbusch.