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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Updated Obituary - Brenda J. Kuntz

Brenda J. Kuntz
Brenda Joyce Kuntz, 71, Cleveland, Missouri, died Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri, with visitation from 1:00-2:00. Burial will be in Freeman Cemetery, Freeman, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

Brenda was born May 9, 1944 in Kennett, Missouri, the daughter of Otis and Reba (Crum) Farris. She grew up in Wichita, Kansas. She married Robert Kuntz on July 19, 1975 in Wichita, where they lived until moving to Freeman, Missouri. They later moved to the Lake of the Ozarks and then moved back to Cleveland, Missouri.

Brenda was a member of the Cleveland First Baptist Church. She had worked as a waitress for over 30 years before retiring in 2000.

Brenda was preceded in death by her mother, Reba MacGregor, her father, Gerald MacGregor, one daughter, Connie Woodfin, one brother, Mickey Farris and one sister, Carolyn Kuntz. She is survived by her husband, Robert, of the home; three sons, Gerald Don Gray (Deb), Drexel, Missouri, Robert George Kuntz II, and James Jack Kuntz (Rhonda), all of Cleveland, Missouri; one daughter, Teresa Gray (Kevin Sherfey), Spring Hill, Kansas; three brothers, Gary Farris (Debbie), Ronnie MacGregor, and Uthant MacGregor (Linda), all of Wichita, Kansas; 13 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.