Theodore Leigh Kuhnhausen

Theodore Leigh Kuhnhausen

March 27, 1942 - August 6, 2015

Theodore Leigh Kuhnhausen (Ted) was born in White Salmon, Wash., to Vern and Thelma (Murray) Kuhnhausen. He was number 6 of 10 children.

Ted passed on Thursday, August 6, 2015 of health complications at the age of 73.

Ted enjoyed life to the fullest. Some things he enjoyed were hunting, rodeo, horses, golf, coaching Little League baseball and he was an avid outdoorsman.

Ted served 4 years in the Navy (and just a funny note, he couldn’t swim a lick). Ted was at their home in Maupin, Ore. with his wife Debbie of 36 years when he passed.

Ted is survived by his wife Debbie Kuhnhausen, daughters Ginger Hunt (Stacy), Tana Slawson (Rick); sons Vern Kuhnausen (Connie), Theodore (Snuf) Kuhnhausen Jr., Troy Kuhnhausen (Suzanne), Jerry Kuhnhausen (Casey); 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Thelma Smith and Wilda Roberts; brothers Terry Kuhnhausen and Rick Kuhnhausen; and ex-wife Harriet Leaton. He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, three brothers, one daughter-in-law and one great-grandchild.

The family would like you to join them in laying Ted to rest with graveside services in Glenwood, Wash., Mt. Adams Cemetery on August 15, 2015 at 2 p.m. Also there will be a celebration of life on August 29, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Maupin grade school gym, followed by a potluck.

Viewing is available Friday, August 14, 2015 at Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home in The Dalles, Ore.


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