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William H. "Bill" Kuhrt, Jr.
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Obituary for William H. "Bill" Kuhrt, Jr.

William H. "Bill" Kuhrt Jr., age 93, a lifelong resident of Naperville, IL, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the Springs of Monarch Landing in Naperville. He was born December 14, 1924 in Naperville.

Beloved husband of the late Catherine Audrey Kuhrt (nee Mulloy), whom he married February 23, 1946 and who preceded him in death on December 2, 2008, loving father of Melody (the late Ronald) Nance of Aurora, IL and William H. "Chip" (Diane) Kuhrt III of Naperville, adored grandfather of seven, cherished great-grandfather of sixteen, devoted son of the late William H., Sr. and Martha (nee Kreinbrink) Kuhrt, dear brother of the late Raymond (the late Shirley) Kuhrt and the late Alvina (the late Howard) Yackley, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Bill grew up in Naperville and was active in many civic organizations such as: SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 (served as Past Commander), Naperville Moose Lodge #1290, American Legion Post 43 and Knights of Columbus Council #1369.

Bill served in the U.S. Army from March 1943 to January 1946, during World War II. He was a member of the Naperville Fire Department for many years, beginning as a volunteer and later serving as a Captain, retiring in 1982. Bill also worked for the Warrenville Fire Prevention Bureau, Warrenville, IL and taught Fire Science at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. He was a talented woodworker and enjoyed oil painting.

Visitation will be held Sunday, July 1, 2018, 3:00-7:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.

A Fire Department Walk-Through will be held Sunday, 6:00 PM in the funeral home.

Services will begin Monday, July 2, 9:00 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to an 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Peter Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Bill’s memory to: Naperville Responds For Our Veterans, 210 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540, (331) 684-7899,

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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Fire Department Walk-Through




6:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Mass of Christian Burial




9:30 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery

701 North Ave
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Memorial Contribution

Naperville Responds For Our Veterans

210 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540

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