James A. Kuntz, 74, of Parma, Ohio passed away Monday, November 15, 2021. He was born March 2, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents James and Margaret (nee Schalkner) Kuntz.
Following school, Jim entered the Army as did many men of his generation. He boldly served overseas during the Vietnam War. Following his military service, Jim went to work for General Motors. He worked as a machinist, retiring after 27 years.
Jim always had a dog in his home and leaves behind his fur-baby Willow. He was a fantastic cook and enjoyed making his yard beautiful through constant landscaping and gardening. On December 31, 2004 he married Ellen and they enjoyed their retirement years together.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 17 years Ellen (nee Mayernik); step-daughter Lynn Prestwood; and grandson, William Prestwood. Brother to Heidi (Carl) Falkenstein and Barbie (the late Carl) Sletto; uncle to Edward, David, Mathew and Thomas Rindfleisch and great uncle to many. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions suggested to Holy Family Hospice, 6707 State Road, Parma, Ohio 44134.
Memorial service will be held Friday, November 26, 2021 at 11:00 am at New Apostolic Church, 7820 Ridge Road, Parma, Ohio 44129. Interment will take place privately at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date. 440-842-7800 www.buschcares.com