Marjorie June Kuntemeyer

Marjorie June Kuntemeyer

Marjorie June Kuntemeyer, 87, Monroe City, Mo., passed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Monroe City Manor Care Center in Monroe City, Mo.

Marjorie was born June 4, 1932, in Palmyra, Mo., to John Henry Bestman and Lena Henrietta Frohn . She was married to Howard Kuntemeyer on Nov. 16, 1952, in Palmyra. He preceded her in death May 20, 2010.

Survivors include three children, Roger Kuntemeyer (Carolyn), Hilo, Hawaii; Janet Marshall (Paul), Prescott Valley, Ariz.; and Joyce Hancock (Scott), Monroe City; one brother, Donald Bestman (Charlotte), The Villages, Florida; five grandchildren, Jaime Apaka (Kensy), Victoria Kuntemeyer, Richard Kuntemeyer, Caitlyn Kuntemeyer and Kimberly Schutt (Luke); three great-grandchildren, Lillah Schutt, William Schutt, and Ava Apaka; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Anne Denish; and two brothers, Horace Bestman, and John Bestman.

Marjorie was a graduate of Palmyra High School. She was a homemaker. 

She enjoyed family gatherings for the holidays and spending time with her family and extended family.  Marjorie liked to do needle work, cross stitch, knit, crochet and quilt.

Marjorie was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Monroe City.

Funeral services  were held Friday, Nov. 22, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Monroe City. Rev. Scott A. Salo officiated. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra.

 Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church or Monroe City Nutrition Center. 

Pallbearers were David Lorenson, Eric Keller, Brian Hancock, Jerad Clark, Luke Schutt and Dennis Lorenson.

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