LIMA - Martha Kuhlman, 83, of Lima, died at 11:07 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Kobacker House Hospice in Columbus, surrounded by her loving family.Mrs. Kuhlman was born on Aug. 16, 1929 in Lima, the daughter of the late Alvin Garlock and the late Lenore [Brice] Garlock. On Oct. 6, 1954, she married A. C. Kuhlman, who died April 7, 2011.
Mrs. Kuhlman was a very devoted mother and loved spending time with her grandchildren as well as with her nieces and nephews. She worked at Pangles Master Markets, Harts Jewelry, and Tower Bank/Bank One. She was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church, its Altar Rosary Society and its Theresian of America Society. She enjoyed reading and decorating for numerous family and friends weddings.
Surviving are four sons, Mark (Cheri) Kuhlman, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Karl (Michelle) Kuhlman, of Virginia Beach, Va., Tim (Jean) Kuhlman, of Petoskey, Mich., and Mike (Denise) Kuhlman, of Dublin, Ohio; one daughter, Susan (Dave) Myers of West Palm Beach, Fla.; 12 grandchildren, Michael McCreight, of Nashville, Tenn., Matthew Kuhlman, of Virginia Beach, Va., Meghan Kuhlman, of Virginia Beach, Va., Josh Kuhlman, of Petoskey, Mich., Jessica Kuhlman, of Petoskey, Mich., Kellie Kuhlman, of Dublin, Jack Kuhlman, of Dublin, Luke Kuhlman, of Dublin, Lisa Kuhlman, of Dublin, Autumn Hoyler, of Inwood, W.Va., Jennie Greene, of Cincinnati, and Chuck Myers, of Warner Robbins, Ga.; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Kate (Richard) Dilts of Portsmouth; and seven sisters-in-law, Barb Garlock, of Lima, Pat Garlock, of Lima, Carolyn Garlock, of Findlay, Jeanette Garlock, of Salter Path, N.C., Helen Kuhlman, of Ottawa, Thelma Kuhlman, of Leipsic, and Dolores Kuhlman, of Ottawa.
She was predeceased by six brothers, Alvin "Bud" Garlock, Tom Garlock, Joseph E. Garlock, Jay Garlock, Mark Garlock and Karl Garlock; and four sisters, Sister Beatrice Ann Garlock, June Garlock Brinsfield, Margie Garlock Mox and Sister Maria "Beth" Garlock; a grandson, Greg McCreight; five sisters-in-law, Marcella Lehman, Ester Lammers, Elizabeth "Betty" Nuveman, Mary Niese, and Rose Warniment; and seven brothers-in-law, Cyril Kuhlman, Wilfred Kuhlman, Norbert Kuhlman, Ralph Kuhlman, Thomas Kuhlman, Ambrose Kuhlman, and John Kuhlman.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, at St. Gerard Catholic Church in Lima, with Father David M. Ross, officiating. Graveside services and interment were in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.
Arrangements were handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to St. Gerard's Catholic Church, 240 West Robb Ave., Lima, OH 45801 or to Kobacker House Hospice, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Online condolences may be made at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.