Kelly J. Kuehl

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Kelly J. Kuehl

February 02, 1978 - May 26, 2019

Kelly J. Kuehl Kelly J. Kuehl
LA CROSSE/ROTHCHILD, Wis. -- Kelly Jean Kuehl, 41, of La Crosse, formerly of Rothschild suddenly passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019, while camping with her best friend, her mother.
Kelly was born Feb. 2, 1978, to Robert L. Kuehl and Donna J. (Reinke) Kuehl in Wausau, Wis.
Kelly graduated from D. C. Everest High School. She received her bachelor's degree from UW-La Crosse and her Master's degree from Winona State University. She was most recently employed as house manager at Chileda Development and Learning Center.
Kelly enjoyed gardening, crafting, cooking, fishing, hunting, camping and spending time with family and friends. Kelly was a caring big-hearted wonder woman, who would always go above and beyond for anyone and everyone.
Kelly is survived by her mother, Donna J. Kuehl; brothers, Paul Kuehl (Robbi) and Matthew (Tracy) Kuehl; nephews, Keegan Kuehl, Seth Baus and Hayden Haase; nieces, Erica Baus and Haley Haase; grandmother, Vivian (Oma) Kuehl; uncle, Craig (Denise) Kuehl; aunt, Jill Holzem; and her fur babies, Danko, Bernie and Lola.
Kelly was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Kuehl; grandparents, Clifford and Jeanie (Nana) Reinke and Robert T. Kuehl; and her aunt, Joan Kuehl.
A celebration of Kelly's life will be announced at a later date.
The family would like to thank all of our camping families for the help and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to c/o Kelly Kuehl.
Kelly would like to tell everyone, "Good night, God bless, I love you."
Published on June 7, 2019
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Abby and Carlos
Jun 10, 2019
My boyfriend Carlos and I had the pleasure of meeting Kelly at Shimmy's Bar. As the neighborhood bar one block from our house, he and I go there a lot for drinks and food. It was always an even better night when we walked in and spotted Kelly at the bar. I loved checking in with her, having some drinks, and just hanging out. She was so kind and funny; her laugh was one in a million. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this time.
Nicole Antony
Jun 10, 2019
This wonderful soul was my best friend. This girl saved my life more than once both mentally and physically...she truly touched and changed lives everyday and I’m incredibly thankful that I was blessed enough to be able to say she’s my best friend... she’s always been my guardian angel and always will be... see you later beautiful 🖤 my heart goes out to her family and big hugs to her mom you were her best friend 🖤
Jun 08, 2019
At a time such as this may our Creator's promises sustain you until you are reunited with your loved one on the Paradise earth soon to come!
John 5:28,29; Revelation 21:1-5
Tamra Dickinson
Jun 08, 2019
I cannot believe this! I am so sorry for your loss! Kelly was so special.
Jun 08, 2019
I am the younger sister of Heather, one of Kelly's lifelong closest friends. Kelly was a regular part of family gatherings and visits growing up. Her hilarity brightens so many memories I have as a child and teenager hanging out with the cooler big kids. When I transferred to UW-La Crosse, it was a joy to reconnect with her and she was a huge help during my college years, as well as a familiar face to visit and just hang out with from time to time. She has such a unique spirit and I will miss her dearly.
Nicole Benrud
Jun 08, 2019
I met Kelly when she was in college and i was in high school...we were neighbors...almost 20 yrs ago...she was like a big sister to so sorry for everyone's loss...she had a big heart...i loved her very much!
Vicky Hasko
Jun 07, 2019
Dear Donna and family,
I am so sorry to hear about Kelly.
My condolences to you and I will keep you in my prayers.
Beth Flory
Jun 07, 2019
Dear Donna, Paul and family and Matt and family. My heart goes out to you at this sad time. Remembering the many times we were so involved with sports with our families as they grew up.
Beth Flory
Karl Shimshak
Jun 06, 2019
I only knew Kelly for a few short years, but during that time, when we happened to be in the same place, she was incredibly friendly and outgoing. She always had incredible stories about raising children and family activities. I wish I could have had more time to spend with her. She was always really cool. I remember the last time I saw her, she was sitting with some friends and she was singing a Janice Joplin song, being happy. I didn't realize how much I cared for her until I heard the news, and that was, of course, very saddening. She was truly awesome, and I will miss her. Thanks for being my friend, Kelly. May God rest your lovely soul.