Andrew Kuhn Jr. of Perry

Andrew Kuhn Jr., 76, of Perry passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at the Perry Lutheran Homes King’s Garden’s Campus in Perry, Iowa.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 30 at 10 a.m. at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Perry. Visitation will be Thursday, July 29 from 2-7 p.m., with family present from 5-7 p.m. and a Rosary at 7:15 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. Burial will be at the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Andrew John Kuhn Jr. was born July 22, 1944, in Indianola, Iowa, to Andrew John and Grace Elizabeth (Whealon) Kuhn.

He attended school at St. Mary’s in Rosemont, Iowa, and St. Patrick’s grade school, and graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in Perry.

Andrew was united in marriage to Marlene Mildred Zeman at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Jan. 19, 2008.

Until his retirement, he was a federal meat inspector for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 41 years.

Andrew was a member of the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus member.

He served on the Perry Fire Department and was an independent business owner with Amway.

Andrew enjoyed Taekwondo. He placed second in the Missouri State black powder rifle match and enjoyed archery, hunting, fishing and dancing at Lake Robbins.

He loved to spend time with his family.

In death he rejoins his parents, Andrew and Grace; sister, Jacqueline Jean Kuhn; and a nephew-in-law, Doug Fiedler.

Left to cherish Andrew’s memory are his wife, Marlene Kuhn; a brother, Joel (Marilyn) Kuhn; nephews, Bret (Sue) Kuhn, Rick (Linda) Kuhn and Rob Kuhn; nieces, Sheila (Tim) Wallace, Michelle Fiedler and Diedre Kuhn; several great-nieces and great-nephews, and one great-great-niece.