Louise D. Kuntz, age 88, of Brooklyn, Iowa, died Friday, March 22, 2013 at Brooklyn Community Estate in Brooklyn. Funeral Services: 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn with Rev. John Dodds officiating. Burial: Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Monday, March 25, 2013, Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. Memorials may be contributed to Grace United Methodist Church, Poweshiek Co. Ambulance Service and P.A.L.S. (Poweshiek Animal League Shelter).
Louise is survived by her sons, William Arthur Kuntz (Linda), Archie Raymond Kuntz (Sally), and Clair Alan Kuntz (Leila) all of Brooklyn; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a step-great grandchild; two great-great grandchildren; and a sister Isabel Waterbeck of Grinnell.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William in 2003, a brother Harold “Pie” Keller, and a sister Arlene Scott.
Louise Doris Keller was born July 19, 1924 in Poweshiek County, Iowa, the daughter of Byron and Ruth Hendrickson Keller. She graduated from Brooklyn High School in 1942. She worked at the local grocery store and hotel, and for the Farm Bureau. Louise married William F. Kuntz on June 19, 1945 at Grace United Methodist Church in Brooklyn. Louise was a wife, mother and homemaker and assisted her husband on the farm. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, and Beta Sigma Phi. She enjoyed square dancing, gardening and the neighborhood coffee club. She also liked to accompany her husband on the South Devon cattle buying trips.