John E. Kuntz

July 10, 1928 ‒ April 06, 2021

Galion, Ohio

John E. Kuntz, 92, of Galion passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Oak Grove Manor in Mansfield.

Born July 10, 1928 in Marseilles, Ohio, he was the son of Edward Charles and Vonna Mae (Clark) Kuntz.

He was a 1946 graduate of Pleasant Township High School. John worked as a custodian for the Galion Public Schools first at the Middle School and then Galion High School and retired after 10 years in the early 1980’s as the head custodian at North Elementary. He enjoyed woodworking, stamp collecting, photography, gardening and flowers.

He is survived by daughter, Sherry (John) Schenk of Galion; granddaughter, Pam and great grandson, Wyatt; half-sisters, JoAnn (Jack) Joy of Bedford, Texas and Jane Fischer of Bucyrus and half-brother, James Espy of Morral, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Postle of Marion and Juanita Travis of Ashley.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2021at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Kirby, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society serving Crawford County in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of John Kuntz, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • So sorry for your loss. John was the custodian when I was in school. Many years later we would cross paths. John always remembered my name and we always had a nice little chat. He will be missed. May your memories comfort you at this time.