1929 - 2018
Hironymus Kuntz, beloved husband of Bette Kuntz, passed away in Taber on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at the age of 89 years.
Harry is survived by his wife Bette; her children Karen Vandenbroek of Grassy Lake and Cindy Schleusener as well as two grandchildren and one great grandchild. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Louise; brother-in-law Jack Sutherland; Bette’s siblings Evert (Janny) VandenBroek, Steve (Carol) VandenBroek, Jean (Sam) VandenBroek, Gerda (Bill) vanfsveld, John (Gerda) VandenBroek, Herman (Teri) VandenBroek, Ann (John) Doucette, Rose (Roy) Johnson and Chris Herschaap.
He was predeceased by his parents Adam and Veronica Kuntz; siblings and their spouses Francis Kuntz, Henry (Louise) Kuntz, Teressa (Frank) Schmaltz, Rose (Al) Kunz, Frank (Hilda) Kuntz, Johnny Kuntz, Kay (Dick) Dykstra, Betty Sutherland, Jenny (Walley) Hercun, Tony (Loretta) Kuntz, Marg (Bob) Palmer and Adam (Julianna) Kuntz; Bette’s parents and her brother Steve VandenBroek.
Harry was born to Adam and Veronica Kuntz on January 26, 1929 in Prelate, Saskatchewan. He was raised on the family farm in Prelate, where he started farming (dryland) with them at age sixteen. After the passing of his parents, Harry along with his brother John, shared the family home and farmed together. At age fifty one, Harry Met Bette VandenBroek, whom he married on June 4, 1983. They moved to Medicine Hat and lived there until 2008, at which time they relocated to Taber where they have resided until the time of his passing.
Harry will be missed by all as he was a very calm, happy and caring man. He was very generous and loving to Bette’s children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
Harry will be privately remembered by his family and friends.
The family wishes to thank the nurses, doctors and the emergency staff at the Taber Health Centre for the care given to Harry.