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Gary George Kunz
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1934
Idaho Falls
Bonneville County
Idaho, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 2006
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

"Gary George Kunz died Nov 4th in the VA Hospital. Gary was astoundingly brave and resilient in his struggle with diabetes over the last several years. Born in Mar, 4th 1934 in Idaho Falls, ID; he was the fourth of seven children. Gary grew up on the Kunz family homestead in Bern, ID where as the oldest boy in the family he worked hard to help keep life moving on the farm. He served an LDS mission in the Northern States area for two years. Gary joined the Army on Mar 20th 1957, and served as a heavy weapons infantryman until he was honorably discharged. In 1969 he met and married his wife Kathy in the Idaho Falls LDS temple. His son Clint was born the next year, and daughter Vicky 18 months later. They lived many years in Bern before moving to Montpelier where he worked in the mines above Soda Springs. In 1989 he moved to Salt Lake City, He retired in 2004 after having worked as a security guard for 15 years. Gary was an avid sportsman, he spent his entire life hunting and fishing, he enjoyed both activities immensely. He was a consummate provider for his family, and he placed them and his responsibilities to them above all else. Gary will join his parents and family members that he has not seen in some time in heaven. Surviving are his wife Kathy; son Clint, and wife Joanna; Daughter Vicky, and husband Billy; Daughter Valerie Turner and grandchildren, Lila and Jordan. The memorial services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 9th at the Spencer 6th LDS ward located at 8181 Breeze Drive in Magna UT. There will be a viewing starting at 10:00 a.m.. He will be laid to rest in the Afton City Cemetery in Afton WY; the graveside dedication will be held on Friday, November 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the Cemetery. Arrangements are by Deseret Memorial Mortuary in Salt Lake City, Utah 801-364-6528 In lieu of flowers, you may donate any memorial funds in his name to the VA Hospice Fund in Memory of Gary Kunz; VA Hospital; Attn: Hospice Fund Mail Code 122; 500 Foothill Drive, SLC, Utah 84148."

Obituary Courtesy of the Salt Lake Tribune, November 8, 2006
 
 
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  Kathleen Roberts Kunz (1940 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Afton Cemetery
Afton
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Bruce J. Black
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
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Rest in Peace in da Lord's Garden.
- Freitas-Caires `ohana
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
"An American Hero"
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 13, 2009
 
 
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