Franklin Ronald Kunze
Franklin Ronald Kunze, age 82, was born on October 7, 1937, in Worthington, MN, the son of Frank and Edna (Lass) Kunze. He was raised, lived, and farmed at the same home place his whole life. Franklin married Jeanine Sieverding on March 30, 1963, in Worthington. He enjoyed going to antique auctions and collected many antiques. Franklin also enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing cards. He had a wildlife game farm which included various birds and other animals. Franklin passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.
Franklin is survived by one son, Brian of Worthington, MN; one daughter, Pam of Dundee, MN; three sisters, Lois Funk, Mildred Clauson, and Carol Berreau, all of Worthington, MN; sister-in-law, Pat Kunze of Worthington, MN; brother-in-law, Larry Bush of Inver Grove Heights, MN, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanine; his parents; one sister, Mary Bush, and one brother, Marvin Kunze.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Galen Smith officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Casket bearers will be Jeff Funk, Lyndon Funk, Randy Clauson, Joel Clauson, Greg Kunze, Mike Kunze, David Bush, and Mike Sieverding. Burial will be held in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.