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WESLEY A. KUHN, COMPTROLLER FOR SATTLER'S

Wesley A. Kuhn, 80, longtime comptroller for the former Sattler's department store in Buffalo, died Feb. 17, 2001, in Boulder (Colo.) Community Hospital. He had been a resident of Longmont, Colo., since 1999.

A graduate of Buffalo schools and the University of Buffalo, Kuhn served in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He also worked for Curtiss-Wright Corp. and won a prize for creating a company theme song.

After the war, he served for 23 years as comptroller for Sattler's and also supervised the Sattler's Credit Union and the Broadway-Fillmore parking ramp. He later worked for 10 years in the Erie County comptroller's office.

He served as chairman, president and treasurer of the Niagara Retail Comptrollers Association and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma honorary business fraternity.

Kuhn was active in University Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder, benevolent treasurer and a member of the choir.

In Longmont, he was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Muriel McNeil Kuhn; three daughters, Nancy Smilinich of Longmont, Cheryl New of Bellevue, Neb., and Susan Howden of Mandeville, La.; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Westview Presbyterian Church, Longmont.

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