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Obituary: Peter M. "Pete" Kuntz

Peter M. "Pete" Kuntz

New Rockford, N.D.

 Peter M "Pete" Kuntz, age 85, of New Rockford, N.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at Sanford, Bismarck, N.D.

 Peter Matthias Kuntz was born May 9, 1937, to Gregor and Monica (Reichert) Kuntz at Dickinson, N.D. He graduated from Model High School in Dickinson N.D. in 1956. Pete was Honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy where he served from 1957 to 1961. On November 25, 1964, Pete was united in marriage to Mary E. Smith at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dickinson N.D. Pete retired from the North Dakota Highway Patrol on April 30, 1999. He had a part time upholstery business where he was well known for his furniture upholstery and refinishing talents. In his spare time, he enjoyed camping, fishing, muzzleloader rifle shooting, model airplanes and spending time with his family.

 Pete is survived by his wife, Mary Kuntz; his sons, Shawn (Carmen) and Scott (Judy) Kuntz, and four grandchildren, Hannah, Emily, Levi, and Ally Kuntz.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, Gregor and Monica Kuntz; stepfather Joseph Jaeger; five brothers John, Jack, Leo, Frank, George; four sisters Rose, Betty, Pauline, Christine and one grandson, Bridger James Kuntz.