February 11, 1923 – February 2, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:30 p.m., Monday, February 8, 2016 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Bernelda Kuhl, age 92, who died Tuesday at her home. Burial will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.

Visitation will begin 2 hours before mass in the Church Narthex. Arrangements are with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.

Bernelda was born in St. Martin, MN to Peter and Tecla (Gertken) Noll. She married Odo L. Kuhl on June 29, 1948 in St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin. Bernelda worked in housekeeping at Assumption Nursing Home for 20 years. She enjoyed playing cards, running the roads, socializing, gardening, singing songs with her family and good entertainment. Bernelda was a member of Oblates of St. Benedict, Christian Women, Legion of Mary, Prayer Line, Catholic United Financial and St. Boniface Parish.

Survivors include her children, Judi Mertens, Mari Kuhl, Linda (Don) Warner, Ronald (Shannon) Kuhl; sister, Dolores (Delbert) Petermeier; sisters-in-law, Van Noll, Jeanette Toenies, Julie Noll, Sr. Rita Kuhl OSF; brother-in-law, Matthew (Sharon) Kuhl; grandchildren, Tracy, Terry, Brian and Susan; great-grandchildren, AJ, Hannah, Matthew, Emmet and Mackenzie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Odo; son, Mike; granddaughter, Angela; son-in-law, John Mertens; siblings, Florian, Alcuin, Ralph, Sr. Dorothy OSB, and Donny.

Memorials are preferred.