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 Foster Merlen Kunz

Foster Merlen Kunz

Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
Death 10 Nov 1981 (aged 65)
Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 7-4-A-3
Memorial ID 123477 · View Source
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"Foster Merlen Kunz, 65, a vice president of the Marriott Corporation for 29 years before his retirement in May, died of leukemia Tuesday at his home in Sandy, Utah.

A vice president of industrial relations for the corporation, Mr. Kunz had served as vice president for governmental affairs for the past two years. Before joining Marriott, he was a special agent for the FBI for 10 years.

Mr. Kunz was born in Bern, Idaho. He graduated from Utah State Agricultural College and earned a master's degree from Yale University.

He was a former resident of Potomac and a former bishop and stake high commissioner of the D.C. Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include his wife, the former Helena Millard, whom he married in 1942, and a son, Blair L., of Sandy; two other sons, Gary M., of Windsor, Colo., and Milan F., of Salt Lake City; a daughter, Diane Smith of Windsor; two brothers, DeVire (Bud) Kunz of Encinitas, Calif., and Kenneth K. Kunz of Salt Lake City; a sister, Merlyn Jensen of Montpelier, Idaho, and three grandchildren."

Courtesy of the Washington Post, The (DC) 11/13/1981

Bio by: Bruce J. Black

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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123477
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Foster Merlen Kunz (25 Jan 1916–10 Nov 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123477, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .