Anthony John Kunst of Milaca, formerly of Ogilvie, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 at Milaca Elim Home. He was 87 years old.

He was born Dec. 17, 1932 to Frank and Ida (Santema) Kunst. He was united in marriage to Mary Jansen on Aug. 21, 1953, and they were blessed with seven children. He loved working his farm, listening to Johnny Cash music, hunting and spoiling all the kids with candy. Some of his favorite things were playing cards and shaking dice for quarters.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; sons, Mike, Dennis and infant son, Richard; sisters, Margaret Bauer and Mary Kreger; and brothers, Bill, Henry, Frank, Bob and Bernard.

He is survived by his children, Barb (Gordy) Ranta, Kathy (George) Hampey, Diane (Bill) Garceau and Doug (Denise) Kunst; 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Laurie Kunst;  Dennis’s girlfriend, Cheryl Bos; also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at St. Kathryn’s Catholic Church in Ogilvie.  Burial followed at the parish cemetery. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home - Milaca.


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