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Hazel Kell

August 14, 1930 — June 19, 2022


Hazel Marion (Kuhnert) Kell, died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at the Aspirus Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff, WI. Hazel was born August 14, 1930 and was the daughter of Emma Zahrt and Robert Kuhnert. Hazel married Wilbert A. Kell on June 11, 1955, at Zion Lutheran Church in the town of Easton. The couple celebrated 56 loving years together. Hazel worked at GTE Telephone Co, farmed, and worked at Lemke’s Cheese Co.

Hazel loved to travel, snowmobile, cook, knit, bowl, play cards and fish. She cherished her weekends at the cottage and the time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her strong faith gave her life purpose and meant everything to her. She spent many years volunteering at Bethesda and working with the ladies aid organization.

Hazel is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Joel Rhyner; three grandchildren Brittany, Stacey, Justin; three great grandchildren Layla, Grayson, and Remi; and extended family Dylan Hentges and Emily Koertgen.

Services for Hazel will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church town of Wausau (235131 Forest Lawn Road) Rev. Russell Kampfer will officiate. Visitation will be July 6, 2022, at 10 A.M with a service to follow at 11. Hazel will be entombed besides her husband, Wilbert, at Rest Lawn Cemetery in Wausau.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, July 6, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church of Wausau


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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Town of Wausau

235131 Forest Lawn Rd, Wausau, WI 54403

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