Rose Marie Kuhn (August 12, 1929 – August 20, 2009)

Rose Marie Kuhn, 80 cherished mother, grandmother and friend to all went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at the Willow Haven Nursing Home. She took her sparkling eyes, her beautiful smile and generous hugs to share in heaven. Rose will be missed by those who knew her well and loved by them always. She leaves behind daughters: Janet (Rick) Bland and Roxanne (Ray) Brandt both of Zanesville; Grandchildren, Jason (Krista) Bland, Ashley Bland and Mike (Beth) Church all of Columbus; Great-grandchildren, Dylan Church of Thornville , Brady Bland and Betty Church both of Columbus; Sisters-in-law, Elsie Black and Maryjane Kuhn; Brother-in-law, Bernie (Gerry) Kuhn all of Zanesville. She was preceded in death by parents, John and Lyda Black; Husband of 57 years, Earl; Brothers, Emmett and Wilbur; Sisters, Marcella and Dorothy and infant daughter, Connie; A celebration of Rose’s precious life will be held at the HILLIS & HARDWICK FUNERAL HOME, 935 Forest Avenue 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 24, where the service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Tim Patton officiating. A caring cremation will take place and burial will be held at a later date in Zanesville Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Alfred Carr Center; Nationwide Children’s Hospital; and Genesis Hospice. To honor her memory, we have one special request, please share a friendly smile and a warm hug with those you meet. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit