Lewine H. Kunz(1917 - 2013)

Lewine H. Kunz


Lewine, age 96, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston. Her funeral mass will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2013 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the mass. Interment will be later in St. Joseph Cemetery, Wesley, IA.

Lewine was born on October 9, 1917 to Anna (Matern) and Otto Kunz in Wesley, IA. She was a graduate of the Catholic University with a Masters degree in Nursing. She taught at Seton Institute in Baltimore and worked as a psychiatric nurse in the Veterans Hospital, Knoxville, IA more than 20 years. Lewine served as an Army nurse during WWII in the Philipines as a 1st Lieutenant.

Lewine is survived by her brother, William (Doris) Kunz of Des Moines, and 23 nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Online condolences may be left at caldwellraddatz.com.

Published in Des Moines Register on Oct. 24, 2013