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Deborah Kay Kuhnle
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Obituary for Deborah Kay Kuhnle

Deborah Kay Kuhnle of Waco passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 21, at St. Jerome Catholic Church with Father Rakshaganathan Selvaraj officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Rosary will begin at 6:00 p.m., with visitation at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 20, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

Deborah was born August 5, 1955, in Waco, Texas. She attended Baylor University and TSTC, and worked as an optician for Central Texas Eye Clinic. She was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church.

She loved celebrating her birthday at the Olive Garden with all her friends and cousins. The friends at Central Presbyterian Church were very special to her, also.

Survivors include her parents, Carl Kuhnle and Billie Kathryn Kuhnle; cousins, Cindy, David and Regan Kahlig, and Mike Mitchell of Rosebud; lifelong friend, Cathi Bachik, and special friends, David Bell, Jackie Honea, and Ronna Witt; two godsons, Ryan and Branden Bachik; and many other friends and relatives.

Pallbearers are David Bell, David Kahlig, Dewayne Garrett, Jay Bryngelson, Mike Mitchell, and David Rodgers.

The family would like to thank Regent Care Center for the continuous care of Deborah during the past 13 years.

Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, St. Jerome Catholic Church, Central Presbyterian Church or to the charity of your choice. The family invites you to leave a message or memory on our “Tribute Wall” at

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6:00 PM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Rosary will begin at 6:00 p.m., with visitation at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 20, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home





10:30 AM
St. Jerome Catholic Church

9820 Chapel Road
Waco, TX 76712

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Waco Memorial Park

6623 South Interstate 35
Robinson, TX 76706


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