Cora Lee (McKinstry) Harr Kuhnly, 87, of the Village of Milltown, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the Willow Ridge Nursing Home in Amery. Cora Lee was born on January 4, 1933 in Beaver Township, Polk County, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Tom and Helen (Nelson) McKinstry.
On November 26, 1949, in Stillwater, MN, Cora Lee McKinstry was married to Edward Harr of Turtle Lake, WI. In 1951, Ed and Cora built a home where she resided until June of last year when she entered Willow Ridge of Amery.
During Cora’s life she worked just two blocks from her home making fudge and candy. She also sold Tupperware and Avon products for many years. Cora owned and managed Harr’s Antiques for over ten years. She lived a long, happy and prosperous life. Most of all Cora loved to dance. She loved to shop for treasures, anything from shoes to antiques and Avon. Cora loved everyone she met and always had a great story to tell.
She leaves to celebrate her memory: daughter, LuAnn (Roger) Wood, Frederic, WI; daughter, Peggy Sue Harr, Ellsworth, WI; son, Dale (Nancy) Harr, Centuria, grandchildren, Andrea, Matthew, Aimee, Alicia, Eddie and Christopher, great-grandchildren, Austin, Elaina, Mason, Grace, Ava, Landon, Paisley, Owen; her sister, Dorothy Stecher, Haines, Alaska and many other loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Helen McKinstry; 1st husband, Ed Harr; 2nd husband, Paul Kuhnly; daughter, Betty Jean Heffron; great-grandson, Kelly Johnson; two siblings in infancy; sisters, Audrey and Nancy and her brother Tom.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kolstad Family Funeral Home on Friday, July 10 at 11:00 A.M. Cora’s family will greet visitors at the funeral beginning at 10:00 A.M.
The Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Centuria has been entrusted with arrangements.
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