Patricia A. Kuhns
Patricia A. Kuhns, 90, died peacefully on Saturday, July 8, 2023. She was born in Linn County, Oregon. Patricia graduated high school and enlisted in the Women’s Army Corporation (WACs) in 1951. She met the love of her life at Fort Eustis, VA, Ivan Eugene Kuhns, whom she married on July 10, 1952. Patricia retired from Hampton Roads Sanitation District after 35 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivan Kuhns; parents Fred and Minnie Niggli; three brothers and six sisters.
Patricia is survived by two daughters, Sharon and husband Larry Ricker of Powhatan, VA, and Connie and husband Wayne Barlow of Yorktown, VA; two grandchildren, Kari Forden of Powhatan, VA, and Chad Barlow of Poquoson, VA; and great-grandson Aaron Forden; two sisters, Sharon Payne and husband Richard, and Nancy Burks of Oregon; two sisters-in-law, Atlas Kuhns of Florida, and Sharlene Niggli of Orgeon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home on Friday, July 14, 2023. The graveside service will occur on Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Peninsula Memorial Park, officiated by Rev. Dr. Michael Condrey.
In place of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity in memory of Patricia.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.