Guthrie V. "Gussie" Kahrl

Sunday, March 16, 2003

Guthrie V. "Gussie" Kahrl, 87, of The Villages, Fla., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003.

She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, and moved to The Villages from Eagle Rock, Mo., in 1999.

Mrs. Kahrl was a Lutheran. She was a member of the Four Score and More Club, The Villages, and of the Ladies Classic Bowling. She was the eldest bowler representing The Villages at the Florida Senior Games State Championships. She was first introduced to the sport of bowling by her husband, Louis, more than half a century ago.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and by a daughter, Diane Lawson.

Survivors include two sons, Donald of Eagle Rock, and Tommy of The Villages; a daughter, Linda Helms of The Villages; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, at All Faith United Methodist Church, Eagle Rock, Mo. Arrangements were by the National Cremation Society, Fruitland Park, Fla.