Virgina R. Kunz
Virginia R. Kunz, 79, of Springfield, died at 12:34 pm, Monday, May 22, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born January 26, 1938 in New Berlin, to John P. and Velma R. Sebring Stapleton. She married Albert A. “Bud” Kunz on April 23, 1960 and he preceded her in death on February 3, 2010.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan (John) Hood of Montgomery, IL and Maureen A. Carter of Edinburg; two sons, Albert A. “Trey” (Ann) Kunz, III of Salt Lake City, UT and Christopher P. Kunz of New Carlisle, IN; five grandchildren, Katy and Clare Carter, Christopher P., Jr. and Kayleigh Kunz and Cole Griffin; one sister, Patricia Stapleton of Sigel, IL; three brothers, John T. (Nancy) Stapleton of Downers Grove, Kevin P. Stapleton of Santa Monica CA and Mark A. (Carol) Stapleton of Springfield; special neighbors Paul and Ursula Bahlow and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and one brother, Terrance Stapleton.
Virginia was a member of Church of the Little Flower. She was a homemaker and retired from Sears after many years of service.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield, with a prayer service at 4:30 pm.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Church of the Little Flower with Reverend Allen Kemme officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Berlin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower School or the Salvation Army.