Lakewood Loses A Beautiful Person

Mr. Kuhns goes to testify in favor of Congressional redistricting reform at a statehouse hearing in 2017.

Matt Kuhns composed his own obituary for the Lakewood Observer.

Matt Kuhns was born July 15, 1978 and passed away June 18, 2022.

He was the son of Joan Husmann and the late John Kuhns; brother of Bret Kuhns.

He was born in Monticello, Iowa, raised in neighboring Anamosa; was a 1996 graduate of Anamosa High School and a 2000 graduate of Iowa State University.

Matt lived in Lakewood, Ohio, since 2008, where he was active in local politics and civic affairs.

Matt's writing appeared in The Lakewood Observer.

Professionally, Matt made his career in graphic design, most recently in independent practice. He was also the author of four books: Brilliant Deduction, Cotton's Library, Hancher vs. Hilton, and Nemesis.

"I would like there to be a brighter future in which all of you will be safe and well. I wish with all my heart that this will be so. And I wish, in such event, you will think of me with a little kindness, a little forgiveness, if you have it in you." --Matt Kuhns

There will be a memorial for Matt Kuhns on August 4, 6 pm at the Women's Pavilion in Lakewood Park.


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Volume 18, Issue 14, Posted 12:27 PM, 07.06.2022