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Monica Barbara Schwindt Kuntz
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1911
Dickinson
Stark County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 2012
Circle
McCone County
Montana, USA

Our dear Monica Barbara Schwindt Kuntz passed away to be with her husband, our father, on Father's Day just 5 days prior to her 101st birthday.

Monica was born June 22, 1911 in Dickinson, North Dakota to Anton and Teresa Hirsch Schwindt. She was the 8th child of 11 children. She grew up in the rural Dickinson area and attended country school until the 8th grade. She lived on the family farm for 26 years, working hard and attending many dances. At one of these dances she met John C. Kuntz, whom she married on November 23, 1937. They lived in the Dickinson area, later moving to Medora, ND. In May of 1959 they moved to Circle, Montana and operated a gas station.

Monica was a faithful member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Circle where she attended mass weekly. She was a member of the Catholic Christian Women where she wrapped silverware for many special occasions at the church. Monica was a good homemaker, caring for her husband and family. She liked to garden, take care of her flowers, and watch the birds that she fed daily, even taking the time to cut up carrots for the birds to eat. She always had a puzzle on the table for everyone to enjoy when visiting her. She made homemade donuts and shared them with many. They were known as "Monica's Doughnuts". She was also, known for her many delicious German dishes. She made many stocking caps for family and friends. Some even got to choose the color of cap that they wanted.

She was "Gram" or "Gramma-great" to many that knew her. She looked forward to Wednesdays, her blood pressure day. Her friends would come to her home or go to theirs. She enjoyed having company and spending time with her family. They were her joys in life. She was always ready to go for a ride with any of them. Monica lived her life to the fullest and was known as an "AMAZING" lady to many.

Monica is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John, her 10 brothers and sisters, 1 daughter-in-law, 2 granddaughters, and 2 great-granddaughters. Surviving relatives include sons Leonard (Kathleen) of Circle, MT, Ray (Linda) of Libby, MT, Harvey (Patsy) of Billings, MT, Perry (Paula) of Circle, MT and daughters Ruth (Rudy) Haynie of Circle, MT, Bonnie (Bill) Gardner of Circle, MT, Sandee (Dale) Dean of Lewistown, MT, 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Circle. Vigil services will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Circle. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Circle. Interment will follow in the family lot of the Riverview Cemetery in Circle. 
 
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 Parents:
  Anton Schwindt (1874 - 1944)
  Teresia Hirsch Schwindt (1876 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  John C Kuntz (1914 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  Perry Kuntz (1948 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Magdalene B Schwindt Stroh (1900 - 1986)*
  Eva Schwindt (1901 - 1981)*
  John M. Schwindt (1903 - 1975)*
  Albert Schwindt (1908 - 1983)*
  Margaret Schwindt Weiler (1910 - 1994)*
  Monica Barbara Schwindt Kuntz (1911 - 2012)
  Frances Rose Schwindt Bullinger (1914 - 2000)*
  William Marcus Schwindt (1918 - 1973)*
  Anton John Joe Schwindt (1920 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Circle
McCone County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: BrixtonWy
Record added: Jun 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92109074
Monica Barbara <i>Schwindt</i> Kuntz
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Monica Barbara <i>Schwindt</i> Kuntz
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Monica Barbara <i>Schwindt</i> Kuntz
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 Added: Jun. 18, 2012
 
 
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