May 18, 1934 ~ September 3, 2021

Born in: South Bend, Indiana
Resided in: Pueblo West, CO

William “Bill” Frank Kuharic, 87, passed away Sept. 3, 2021. Bill was born at 1209 Corby Street in South Bend, Indiana, to Joseph Louis Kuharic of Yugoslavia and Gertrude Kuzmits of Austria.  Bill enjoyed spending time at the South Bend Farmers Market and on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.  He graduated South Bend Central High School in 1952, served as clerk in the United States Army, and worked at Gates Chevrolet as a mechanic where he met switchboard operator Marcia Jane Hegedus, whom he married in 1960.

His volunteer time and talents were shared with St. Joseph County 4-H (instruction), Elkhart Municipal Airport (experimental plane construction), and Studebaker National Museum (vehicle reconstruction).

Bill is survived by his wife, Marcia Kuharic (Pueblo West, CO); daughter, Kimberly Kuharic (Snellville, GA); and son and son-in-law,  Kevin Kuharic and Paul Boat (Georgetown, CO).

No funeral or memorial service will be held; in lieu of flowers, please consider a tribute gift to Sangre de Cristo Community Care, 1920 Valley Dr., Pueblo, CO 81008 in memory of William Frank Kuharic.

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  1. Dear Marcia and Family, Sorry for your loss we will miss his friendly wave as we would go down the street. Bill may you Rest In Peace. Your neighbors Jeff andTherese Zupancic.

  2. Marsha and family,

    Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of Bill. Even though we didn’t know him well, he was always so friendly and gracious whenever we visited with him. Know that we’re here for you if a need arises.

    Albert and Freeda Herrera

  3. Dear Aunt Marcia and cousins Kim and Kevin ,
    I am so very sorry for your loss of your husband and dad . He had a bright sense of humor, and true charm . I always enjoyed his teasing and indulgent sense of play when we got together. I know that he suffered so much in the last year and have some sense of the tremendous care you took of him .

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