Gregory Barkelew Kuehl

June 25th, 1953November 16th, 2021

Gregory B. Kuehl was born on June 25, 1953 in Oak Park, Illinois to Tom and Betty Kuehl. He passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at the age of 68.

As a child Greg lived in suburban Chicago, Huntington, New York, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He was one of the “super six” basketball stars on Gettysburg High School’s 1971 team. Following high school he attended the Illinois Institute of Technology where he earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering.  

While at college, Greg met his wife of 43 years, Kathy Sterling. While employed with Bodine Electric, Greg and his family moved to Corona, California where they lived for eight years before moving to Colorado. The family moved to Colorado in 1996 and settled in the town of Superior.

After over 20 years of selling electric motors and controls, Greg began working for the United States Postal Service as an electrical technician. He enjoyed trouble shooting machine breakdowns and sharing stories with his family about how he “saved the post office.” When not working, Greg enjoyed star gazing, skiing, reading, golf, gaining knowledge in history and science, and enjoying his family.

Greg is proceeded in death by his parents and grandparents. He is survived by his wife Kathy of Superior, CO; his daughters, Michele Kuehl and Karen (Geoff) Mills; granddaughters Addie and Emmie Mills; his brothers John (Kathleen A.) Kuehl of York, PA; Tom Jr. (Janet) of Export, PA; and Kevin (Catherine W.) of Quincy, IL and a multitude of in-laws, nieces and nephews.

 

In lieu of flowers donations to help fight Parkinson’s disease would be greatly appreciated to one or more of the following organizations: 

Services

A Prayer Service will be held at St. Catherine of Siena - St. Lucy Catholic Church in Oak Park, IL on December 21st at 2pm.

Cemetery

None

Location

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Church

St. Catherine of Siena - St. Lucy Catholic Church | Map

Condolences

I'm so sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Greg. He was a wonderful man and will be deeply missed. My thoughts are with the entire family during this difficult time.
Kathy, Karen and Michele, I am so sorry to learn of Greg's sudden passing. You have my most sincere and heart-felt condolences. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Amanda De La Vara
Sending so much love to all the family. Greg leaving so suddenly reminds me how important it is to live today well. Thanks for that, and so much life you shared with us all.
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