Monday, November 9th, 2009
Jack R. Kuenning, 68, 1112 Motz St., St. Marys, died Nov. 5, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born July 24, 1941, in St. Marys to Wilbur and Ada Bertke Kuenning. On March 2, 1974, he married Dixie Mueller, who survives.
Others survivors are a son, Travis (Chris) Kuenning, St. Marys; two brothers, Edward (Wilma) Kuenning, Celina, the Rev. Kenneth (Delores) Kuenning, Moline, Ill.; and two grandchildren.
He served as a police officer for the City of St. Marys for 25 years and attended St. Marys City Schools. He traveled to Japan to take part in the Sister City home building program and was a life member of the NRA and a firearms instructor. He was previously an instructor for the St. Marys Junior Rifle Club and an active leader in the Explorer Scout unit, especially their wilderness canoe adventures. He was a member of St. Pauls United Church of Christ, St. Marys.
Services are 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Ed Bray officiating. Private family burial will be held.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Auglaize County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 76.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.