C.H. “Dutch” Kuhn, Jr. Clifton “Ben” Love, Jr.

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Clarence Hansford “Dutch” Kuhn, Jr., 73, passed from this life on Friday, September 6, 2019, at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania.

Dutch was` born Sunday, June 2, 1946.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, September 9, at Pritchard Family Cemetery near Jena, with Rev. Terry Doughty officiating

Interment followed under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Hansford Kuhn, Sr. and Mary Grace Pritchard Kuhn; brother, Alden Eugene Kuhn; and niece, Shanna L. Kuhn.

Those left to cherish his memory include his sister, Jo Ann Wheat and husband Melton of Whitehall; nieces, Sharlott Faulkner and husband Richard of Belah, Sue Morris and husband Jackie of Whitehall, and Mary Beth McCartney and husband Tim of Whitehall; nephews, Melton Eugene Kuhn of Texas, and Vernon E. Kuhn of Jena; and a host of great nieces and great nephews who loved him.

Pallbearers were Jackie Morris, Chase Jenkins, Walker Alexander, Doyle Pritchard, Pap Pritchard, Will Alexander, Brent McGuffee and Tommy Francis.

Honorary pallbearers were Vernon Kuhn, Richard Faulkner, Tim McCartney, Charles Flaherty and Robert Culp.

Clifton “Ben” B. Love, Jr., age 84, of Overland Park, Kansas, and a native child of Olla, passed from this life on Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO.

He was born on August 27, 1935 in Jena, to Clifton B. and Bernice Love of Olla.

Ben was a graduate of LaSalle High School and graduated from Louisiana Tech with a Masters in Chemistry. On December 21, 1957, he married Margaret Perritt in Minden, LA. He was employed with the Ford Motor Company for over 30 years.

In retirement, he and Margaret moved to Overland Park, KS to be near family and grandchildren. Margaret preceded Ben in death in 2009.

Ben’s family was very important to him. In his active years he was a Troop leader in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and birdwatching. Both he and Margaret enjoyed geology and gemology in their later years.

A graveside service was held Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Gardens of Memory in Minden, with Rev. Leon Boggs officiating.

Arrangements were under direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Minden, LA.

He will be sadly missed by his sons, David Love of Scottsdale, AZ, and Clifton Love III and wife Robin of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren, Jessica, Jordan and Mason of Overland Park, KS; brother and wife, Robert and Wanda Love of Olla and many other relatives and friends.

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