George Sidney Kunz (1905 - 1981)

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Death: Died
Cause of death: Complications from Heart Surgery
Occupation: Professional Photographer
Managed by: Della Dale Smith
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About George Sidney Kunz

Birth: Sep. 20, 1905, Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA

Death: Nov. 21, 1981, Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA

Burial: Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA

Father: John Kunz III, 1844-1918

Mother: Margaret Lauene, 1866-1949

Spouse: Edith Bills, 1911-2002

Bern, Idaho-George Sidney Kunz, 76, of Bern, Idaho died November 21, 1981 in a Salt Lake City hospital of complications following heart surgery. Born September 20, 1905 in Bern, Idaho to Margaret Lauener and John Kunz III. Married Edith Bills February 20, 1928 in the Logan LDS Temple. Ardent Church worker, serving in Bishopric, Priesthood and teaching position, Youth Leader, Temple Worker and Genealogy. A t 76 year he was serving as Execurtive Secretary, High Priest Teacher, Home Teacher, Magazine Representative and First Assistant to the High Priest. He worked as a professional photographer for 46 years in southeastern Idaho, northern Utah and Wyoming. He farmed and ranched in Bern for 30 years. He was founder and curator of the Bern Museum. During the last three years of his life, he compiled and published two books, " History of Bern, Idaho" and a family history of his mother and father and their posterity. Survivors: Wife, sons and daughters, Mrs. Frank (Betty Jo) Mascimento, Sepulveda, Calif.; Mrs. Joseph L. (Barbara) Lish, Pocatello, Idaho; Gary G., Montpelier, Idaho; Mrs. Mervin (Geraldine) Bennion, Soda Springs, Idaho; R. Kent Clovis, California; Roger Lee, Pocatello, Idaho; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister and brothers, Mrs. Paul (Lula) Nielson, Ogden, Utah; Able, Rexburg, Idaho; Parley, Bern, Idaho. He was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Ray, a grandson, Craig, nine brothers and twelve sisters. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Bern Ward Chapel. Friends may call Monday 7-8:30 p.m. at Matthews Mortuary, Montpelier, Idaho, and 10-11 a.m. at the Bern Ward Chapel prior to services. Interment, Bern Cemetery." Courtesy of the Deseret News 11/23/1981



Douglas Ray Kunz, 1928 - 1929


Barbara Ann Kunz Otteson, 1931 - 2003

Created by: Bruce J. Black Record added: Dec 24, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 12781048

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George Sidney Kunz's Timeline

September 20, 1905
Age 22
October 15, 1931
Age 26
Montpelier, ID, USA
November 21, 1981
Age 76
November, 1981
Age 76
Bern, ID, USA