Sandra Jo Kuhn, 50, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Sandra Jo Kuhn, 50, Joplin, Mo., formerly of Augusta, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013 at her home after a short illness.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Thornhill-Dillon Funeral Home Chapel in Joplin with Elder Lane Henson officiating. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, with family officiating.

Sandra was born Feb. 1, 1963 in Lebanon, Mo., the daughter of the late Doris Hardesty Hauser and Chuck Hauser of LeRoy, Kan. She attended school in Augusta, and received an associate degree at Butler Community College. She worked in home health with Freeman Hospital of Joplin for several years, and most recently was owner of Kuhn Transportation Inc. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother, Sandra was preceded in death by two sisters, Susie and Jeanie.

Survivors include: her husband, Ken L. Kuhn whom she married Jan. 25, 1988 in Kinsley, Kan. ; her children, James Turnbull and Jennifer Turnbull both of Joplin, Eric Kuhn, Bonnie Kuhn, Christopher Kuhn all of Great Bend, Kan., Michael Kuhn of Ft. Worth, Texas; grandchildren, James Turnbull, Jr., Ashley Kuhn-Klein, Makayla Kuhn, Ashlin Kuhn, Chance Kuhn, Jacob Kuhn, and Paxton Kuhn; great-grandchild, Gannon Kuhn-Klein; father, Chuck Hauser of LeRoy, Kan.; brothers, Greg Hill and wife Sonya of Wichita, and Jeffery Hill of Augusta; sisters, Linda Doggett of LeRoy, and Margaret Dennett and husband Charlie of Atlanta, Kan.; sister-in-law, Stacey Hill of Galena, Kan.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

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