LeRoy Robert “Popeye” Kunz, Sr

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LeRoy Robert “Popeye” Kunz, Sr

  • Birth 19 Jan 1928 Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1995 Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Section A, Lot 816, Space 7
  • Memorial ID 32750440

LeRoy "Popeye" Kunz
67, of Springfield died Wednesday at St. John's Hospital.
He was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Springfield, the son of William and Anna Boesderfer Kunz. He married Joyce Richards in 1947. He was employed at Sangamo Electric as a machine operator for 32 years and worked for the Springfield Street Department for 10 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1945-46. Survivors: wife, Joyce; five sons, LeRoy "Butch" Kunz Jr. of Riverton, William "Bill' Kunz of Sherman and Steve, Dave and Randy Kunz, all of Springfield; two daughters, Sharry Hull and Jenna Kunz, both of Springfield; 22 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, William Kunz of Springfield; two sisters, Florence Glassi and Maxine Richards, both of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Ellinger-Kunz and Davis Funeral Home. Burial: Roselawn Memorial Park.
State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL)
Date: December 28, 1995

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  • Created by: CLB
  • Added: 8 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32750440
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LeRoy Robert “Popeye” Kunz, Sr (19 Jan 1928–27 Dec 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32750440, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by CLB (contributor 47003534) .