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Robert Kunz

Birthdate: (93)
Birthplace: Berne, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Death: May 30, 1956 (93)
Place of Burial: Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Kunz II and Rosina Kunz
Husband of Caroline Kunz
Father of Rosanna Kunz; Oneal Rudger Kunz and Emma Caroline Kunz
Brother of John Kunz, III; Rosina Bischoff; Christian Kunz; Catherine Chievers; Samuel Kunz, Sr. and 5 others

Managed by: Della Dale Smith-Pistelli
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About Robert Kunz

Robert Kunz (1862-1956) Christening Record Diemtigen Christening Register [1846-73], Bern State Archives, K Diemtigen 9, vol. J, p. 210, entry no. 71

Page 210 1862 No. Christening Date Christian Name 71 On the 28th of December a legitimate child was christened here in Diemtigen named Johann Robert, born on the 16th of December 1862. Parents: Johannes Kunz II, son of Johannes Kunz I, a citizen of Zwischenflüh, presently working as a cheesemaker in Amsoldingen, otherwise resident at "Moos" in the hamlet of Riedern in Diemtigen Valley and Rosina Knutti, daughter of the late David Knutti, living in the hamlet of Riedern in Diemtigen Valley at "Moos." Married here in Diemtigen in 1842 on October 22nd

Witnesses: David Wiedmer, son of the late Johannes Wiedmer, living "in der Kumm" in Zwischenflueh; Johannes Kunz III, the infant's brother, living at "Moos"; and Katharina Kunz, the father's sister, presently working at "Riedli" in Zwischenflueh.

Birth: Nov. 16, 1862, Riedern, Bern, Switzerland

Death: May 30, 1956, Montpelier, Idaho

Cemetery: Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA


Father: John Kunz II, 1823 - 1890

Mother: Rosina Knutti, 1819 - 1894


Caroline Eschler, 1862 - 1929

Louise Wiebel, 1865 - 1939


Emma Caroline Kunz Kunz (1883 - 1951)

Ella Grace Kunz Wilde (1895 - 1977)


Erma Kunz Young (1897 - 1986)


Elizabeth Myrtle Kunz (1904 - 1904)


Delmar Irvine Kunz (1907 - 1960)

Created by: Bruce J. Black Record added: May 07, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 14207566

In this photo: John Kunz III 1844-1918, Katharina Kunz 1836-1907, Rosina Knutti 1819-1894, John Kunz II 1823-1890, David Knutti 1775-1846, Johannes Kunz I 1803-1871, Robert Kunz 1862-1965 Added by: Joy Peck

ID: 55867 Last Name: Kunz First Name: Robert Age: Gender: M Cemetery: Bern, Idaho Birth Date: 16 Dec 1862 Birth Place: Riedern, Bern, Switzerland Date Died: 30 May 1956 Death Place: Montpelier, Idaho Father: John Kunz II Mother: Rosina Knutti Spouse: Caroline Eschler. Louise Wiebel. Sources: Cemetary Records. Remarks:

"Robert Kunz Bern, Idaho-Robert Kunz 93, died in a Montpelier hospital Tuesday evening after an illness. Born Dec. 16, 1862, in Berne, Switzerland. He came to America with his parents when he was 8 years old as converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was active in Church work all his life. He spent his entire life in the Bear Lake area with the exception of a few years in Logan where he was a temple worker. Survivors: eight children, Alvin and Delmar Kunz, Bern, Idaho; Louis, Earl and Oneal R. Kunz, Montpelier; Rosanna Kunz, Salt Lake City; Ella K. Wilde, Los Angeles, Calif.; Erma K. Young, American Fork; 35 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Saturday 1 p.m in Bern Ward chapel. Burial in Bern Cemetery." Obituary courtesy of the Deseret News 1955. Note: Details For Marriage ID#189609 Groom Last Name: KUNZ Groom First Name: Robert Groom Residence: Bride Last Name: POPE Bride First Name: Louise W. Bride Residence: Place: Logan Date: 02 Feb 1932 County of Record: Cache State: Utah Volume: 14 Page: 328

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Robert Kunz's Timeline

November 16, 1862
Berne, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
January 29, 1883
Age 20
October 19, 1898
Age 35
Wardboro, Bear Lake County, Idaho
November 10, 1901
Age 38
Alton, Bear Lake, Idaho
May 30, 1956
Age 93
Bern, Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States