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Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2023 at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook
Livestream: 11:00 a.m. Friday on Grace Lutheran Church‘s YouTube page (link below)
Visitation: 5:00–7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at Westbrook Funeral Home
Funeral Home Westbrook Funeral Home
Church Grace Lutheran Church
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Elwayne Burdette “Bud” Kuehl, age 90 of Westbrook, passed away Monday, May 15, 2023 at Our House Hospice of Murray County in Slayton. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 19 at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook. Visitation will be 5:00–7:00 p.m. Thursday at Westbrook Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be in the Westbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Westbrook Veterans Memorial or Our House Hospice.
Elwayne Burdette “Bud” Kuehl was born August 30, 1932 in Westbrook, Minnesota to Arthur and Erma (Christensen) Kuehl. He attended country school through the 8th grade. While in the U.S. Army, Bud was stationed in England during the Korean conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1956. On February 10, 1956, Bud married his soul mate Fay Lintner. He was baptized and confirmed on the same day in February 1957 at First Trinity Lutheran parsonage in Westbrook. As a farmer, Bud milked cows, did custom baling, corn shelling and was a seed corn dealer for over 40 years. He was the Assessor for the City of Westbrook & Des Moines River Township for many years. Bud was a member of the Dovray Legion & Westbrook VFW and was on the Elevator Board for many years. Some of Bud’s hobbies were playing softball and bowling. He loved traveling with Fay and they visited many places. They took several trips down south in the winter. Bud enjoyed watching sports on TV, especially Twins and Vikings games. Two of Bud’s favorite pastimes were playing cards with his friends and tending his garden.
Bud is survived by his daughters: Deb (Craig) Jans of Westbrook and Julie (Paul) Nault of Omega, OK; five grandchildren: Ben Jans, Ryan (Tori) Anderson, Candice (Shawn) King, Bobby Jo Womack and Kelly Nault; 12 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; siblings: Vernel “Mike” Kuehl, Doug (Dorothy) Kuehl, Darlene Jarmer, Rosemary Lewis, and Gloria (Pete) Doyle; sisters-in-law: Jeanette (Fred) Lindall, Gloria Tighe and Nancy Lintner; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Fay, sisters LaVonne (Merle) Hamilton and Ardith (Bruce) Dostert, and siblings-in-law Janice Kuehl and Vernon Jarmer.