ERIC A. KUENNING, age 62
of Westerville, formerly of New Bremen, died on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 5:30 A.M. at the Buckeye Trace Nursing Center in Westerville, Ohio. He was born on June 7, 1957, the son of the late Robert E., Sr. and Mai Beaven (Beall) Kuenning. Surviving are his siblings: Virginia Kuenning of St. Marys, and Mark (Kymberly) Kuenning of Cincinnati. Along with his parents Eric was preceded in death by a brother Robert E. Kuenning, Jr.
Eric was a 1975 graduate of New Bremen High School and graduated from Bluffton College in 1979. He had worked in the sales and hospitality fields for many years. He had formerly been a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ when he lived in New Bremen.
A private family gathering will be held at a later date, and inurnment will take place in the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen. The Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home has been entrusted to assist the Kuenning family, and condolences to the family can be left online at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.
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Terry & Sally Wissman saysApril 6, 2020 at 3:22 pm
We are so sorry to hear about your brother Eric. Sending hugs and prayers during this most difficult time.
Paul and Janet Dicke saysApril 6, 2020 at 5:07 pm
Virginia and Mark. We are saddened over your loss of Eric. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Janet and Paul
Janet (Hoelscher) Katterheinrich saysApril 7, 2020 at 6:13 pm
Virginia and Mark,
I am so sorry to hear of Eric’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Anna L. Hoelscher saysApril 9, 2020 at 10:28 am
Virginia, Mark, So sorry to hear of Eric’s passing. I have many memories
of the next door Kuenning children, some serious, some funny. I have you
in my thoughts and prayers. Many hugs.
Tom Fledderjohann saysApril 9, 2020 at 3:01 pm
As I remember the old neighborhood, the Kuennngs and the Fledderjohann living side by side. How our lives change as we move away from the family homes to make our own way in the world. Our sincere sympathy to you, Virginia and Mark, at the passing of their brother, Eric. May all your memories of life in New Bremen bring you peace. Tom and Diane Fledderjohann