Nov. 12, 1935-Oct. 14, 2012
Sharlene “Sue” Kunz, 76, of Delphos, died at 11 a.m. Sunday at her son’s residence.
She was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Lima to Arthur and Eulitta (Hummer) Stevick, who preceded her in death.
On Sept. 22, 1955, she married Norman J. Kunz, who died Aug. 27, 1993.
Survivors include two sons, Douglas (Julia) Kunz of Cincinnati and Gregory (Sherry) Kunz of Delphos; a daughter, Linda Kunz Redmon of Delphos; two sisters, Betty (Chuck) Vedda of Cleveland and Mary (Fred) Stokes of Sidney; 13 grandchildren, Krista (Chad) Schrader, Amie (Andy) Nungester, Karissa (Nick) Petaway, Courtney Rhodes, Paul Wienken, Dawn (Ed) Leonard, Megan Obermeyer, Clay Obermeyer, Athalia Kunz, Michaela Kunz, Ethaniah Kunz, Michael Cooper and Brittany Caskey; and 11 great-grandchildren, Sydney and Kelsey Shaffer, Kaden and Kendall Schrader, Camryn Chestnut, Carter Rhodes, Eddie, Charlie and Jackie Leonard, Hayden Hendricks (Petaway) and Ethan Petaway; and her special cat, Muffin.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Leslie (Kunz) Cooper; a sister, Margie Stevick; and two brothers, Larry and Jimmy Stevick.
Mrs. Kunz was employed at Pangles Grocery and then retired from Lazarus Skyview Restaurant as manager after 25 years of service. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and a 1954 graduate of St. John’s High School. She was an avid reader and enjoyed sewing and craft projects. Each Christmas, Sue and Norm would have an open house on Christmas morning, serving brunch to family and friends. She carried on this tradition after Norm’s death. She was a volunteer at the Delphos Canal Commission Museum and helped decorate the Christmas Tree display each year.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. And 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Preferred memorials are to the family.