Udene L. Kunz, age 78, of Firth, died Dec, 5, 2013. Retired from Gooch Mills, coffee club, Gooch's dinners. Enjoyed playing cards, trips to the casino, vacations, skiing, farmed, was a truck driver for Ford Van Lines, after retirement took over the gardening duties, battled cancer for 13 years.
Survived by wife, Margareta; son & daughter-in-law, Ralph G. & Vanette Kunz of Hickman; Daughter & son-in-law, Connie E. & Edward Hesterberg of Firth; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren and one on the way; brother & sister-in-law, Renos & Vivian Kunz; sisters & brothers-in-law, Bethene & Jerry Van Horn, LuAnn & Danny Klaumann; brother & sister-in-law, Orlin & Linda Kunz; nieces & nephews. Preceded by daughter, Cindi A. Kunz; sister, UnaJean Blum; brother-in-law, Herbert Blum.
Services: 10 am Tuesday at Shepherd of the Hills Church, Hickman. Rev. Ron Drury officiating. Viewing: 9-9 Sunday; 9-9, with family 4-8, Monday at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 211 East 1st Street, Hickman. Burial: Holland Cemetery. Memorials: American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com