Joseph John Kunz (1906 - 1950)

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Birthplace: Bern, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
Death: Died in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1906, Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA

Death: Jul. 22, 1950, Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho

Cemetery: Montpelier,Idaho

Father: William J. Kunz

Mother: Annie Schmid

Spouse: Edith Ethel Poulsen

Final Rites for Joseph J. Kunz:

Joseph J. Kunz, 43 years of age died last Saturday following a long illness. He was born December 6, 1906 in Bern, the son of William J. and the late Annie Schmid Kunz. He was married to Ethel Poulsen on July 3, 1933 in the Salt Lake Temple. Active in church work, he served in the Mutual Improvement Association and the Genealogical Society, and was chosen as a counselor to Bishop Alvin C. Tueller in the Second Ward Bishopric on january 20, 1946, and was ordained a High Priest and set apart as a member of the Bishopric by Elder Joseph F. Merrill on March 19, 1946. Surviving are his widow and son, Larry; his father, William J. Kunz of Montpelier, and the following sisters and brothers; Mrs. H.D. Thomas, Mrs. Louis Kunz, Mrs. Louis Eschler, Montpelier; Mrs. Sophie Bateman of Midvale, Utah; Mrs. Myrtle Steckler, Bern, and Mrs. Alfred O.Jensen of Ovid, Willard R. Kunz of Montpelier and leslie A. Kunz of Pocatello. Services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Second ward chapel with Bishop Alvin C. Tueller presiding. The opening song, "Sometime We'll Understand," was by a quartet comprised of Mrs. Weston Wright, Mrs. Winston Bridges, Eugene J. Grimes and Thomas Vaterlaus, with Lynn Shepherd as accompanist; invocation, Bishop B.E. Mumford; vocal duet, "Whispering Hope", Mr. and Mrs. Milford Passey of Conda, with Mrs. Lester Armatage as accompanist; speaker, Frank Knutti; vocal duet, "Beyond the Sunset", Mr. and Mrs. Whitney J. Transtrum of St. Charles, with Mrs. Emery Welling as accompanist; speaker, Parley lloyd; vocal duet, "Beautiful Land", Mr. and Mrs. James Olsen of Ovid; speaker, Bishop Tueller; song, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere", quartet. Courtesy of Local News. Montpelier


 William John Kunz (1865 - 1952)
 Anna Schmid Kunz (1867 - 1944)

Burial: Montpelier City Cemetery Montpelier Bear Lake County Idaho, USA

Created by: Bruce J. Black Record added: Dec 24, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 12782468

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Joseph John Kunz's Timeline

December 6, 1906
Bern, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
July 22, 1950
Age 43
Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA