Opal E. Kuhl — Rochester

November 26, 2018

Opal Eileen Kuhl, 97, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Nov. 19, 2018, at The Waters on Mayowood.

Opal Carstens was born on Oct. 25, 1921, near Potsdam, on the family farm to Alfred and Martha Carstens. She attended country school and graduated from Elgin High School. She attended Business College in LaCrosse, Wis., for two years. She worked at various places in Rochester, including Sears and Herman Insurers.

On Sept. 2, 1944, she married Gerald “Mike” Kuhl in Minneapolis. Mike and Opal moved to Detroit Lakes in 1948 and returned to Rochester in 1951. Opal loved her garden.

She is survived by her son, William “Bill” Kuhl of Winona; her brother-in-law, Robert “Bob” (Lucille) Kuhl and their children, Joe, Mary and Larry of Rochester.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gerald “Mike” (2010); and her parents.

The funeral service for Opal will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rochester. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Rochester.

Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.

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