Lester Kun

photoLester "Lutzy" Kun, age 80, originally of Roseland, IL current resident of Frankfort, IL and long-time resident of Glenwood, IL. Passed away peacefully on 12/18/13. Beloved husband of 57 years of the late Grace, nee Jacobs. Preceded in death by daughter, Leslie Ann Kun. Loving father of Allison Ann (Kun) Burnett and Kevin Kun. Grandfather to Meghann, Lindsay, and Zachary Kun. Also survived by his sister, Mary Igyarto (88) of Berwyn, IL. Lester was the youngest of 11 children of the late Steve and Julia Kun who moved to Chicago from Hungary in1933. Lester and Grace met at Fenger High School in Roseland and married in 1955 to start their life together. He was the first member of his family to go onto college with a football scholarship to Indiana University as a fullback. Also a Korean War Navy Veteran. He will be missed by all. He requested in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society. www.anti-cruelty.org 312-644-8338. A private memorial will be held at a later date.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 29, 2013