Ingmar Johannes Kunze
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Ingmar Johannes Kunze
  • December 14, 1928 - June 25, 2017
  • Keene, New Hampshire

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Ingmar J. "John" Kunze, 88 of Keene, NH passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after a brief illness. He was born on December 14, 1928 in New Brunswick, NJ; the son of the late George P. and Margaret (Schirble) Kunze.

John was educated in the local school system, graduating from Keene High School, Class of 1947. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Following his passion for gardening and landscaping, John co-founded Cheshire Landscape Service along with his father in 1950. The business is still presently owned and operated by the Kunze family as Kunze Landscape. John loved the City of Keene and the people of NH.

He is predeceased by his wife of 59 years, LaVerne Kunze and a sister, Katherine Kunze-Dalkas.

He is survived by two sons, John E. Kunze of Manchester, NH and Steven G. Kunze and his wife Shelley of Keene; a daughter, Susan Kunze-Hoyle and her husband Robert of Titusville, FL; two grandchildren, Johanna Kunze and her significant other Eddie Moore of Palm Bay, FL and Taylor Kunze and his significant other Rachael Morrison of Keene; as well as a great grandson, Paeton Kunze also of Keene.

There will be no services. The FLETCHER FUNERAL HOME, 33 Marlboro St., Keene is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cheshire County Fish & Game, Inc., 19 Ferry Brook Rd, Keene, NH 03431.