Jerry Paul Kuhlman

Jerry Paul Kuhlman, 45, of Havana, passed away at 12:38 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018. He was born November 10, 1972, in Canton, IL, to David and Dessie (Lane) Kuhlman. He married Virginia Mercer on December 13, 2002. She survives.

Mr. Kuhlman is survived by his parents; wife; three children: Tyler Kuhlman, Brennan Kuhlman and Hannah Kuhlman. Also surviving are six siblings: Jason Jones, James Kuhlman, Diane Ambrose, Michelle Menchaca, Jennifer Schoonover and Sara Lane-Mitchell. He was preceded in death by one brother, Justin Jones and one son, Daniel Kuhlman.

Mr. Kuhlman was a truck driver, working for Mason Co. Transfer, Sunrise Ag, Tanner Towing, Curry Trucking and Alan Noltensmeier. He had also worked at the coal docks in Havana. He enjoyed grilling, hunting, fishing and boating. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and family.

Memorial contributions may be made to an education fund for his daughter, Hannah. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at

Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.