Michael Louis Kuhn II of Saint Marys, KS, age 13, passed from this life on August 25, 2013.
Michael was born in 1999 and raised in Saint Marys. He attended Saint Marys Elementary, Junior High, and High School. He was a Gifted student, and received academic honors many times, including the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence. He was younger than many of his classmates because he had advanced an extra grade in elementary school.
Michael was a member of the school Band and Choir for several years, playing trombone in the band. He was on the Junior High Wrestling and Track teams, and was looking forward to Wrestling and being on the High School Baseball team this coming year. Michael was a Little League baseball player for Saint Marys each year since he was 5 years old.
Michael was a member of Boy Scout Troop 92 in Wamego, and had recently attained Star Scout rank and had completed all requirements for Life Scout Rank. He was working towards attaining his Eagle Scout rank. Michael had been a Webelo of Cub Scout Pack 92 of Wamego, earning his Arrow of Light prior to becoming a Boy Scout.
Michael was an Amateur Radio operator. He attained his Technician and General Class Licenses in 2012. His radio callsign was KD0QOS.
He was preceded in death by an aunt Kathryn Roberts and an uncle, Charlie Kuhn.
Michael is survived by his parents, William and Cheryl Kuhn of Saint Marys, his brother Charles Knutson of Topeka, grandparents Don and Joanne Roberts of Florida, uncles/aunts Ed Roberts of Vermont, Greg and Dee Roberts of Florida, George and Tammy Roberts of Florida, Bob and Chris Kuhn of New Hampshire, Donna Kuhn of Maine and cousins David and John of Vermont.
Memorial Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Wamego. The family will greet friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 30, 2013 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. In lieu of flowers memorial Contributions may be made to the Michael Louis Kuhn II Memorial Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com