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Edith M. "Edie" Kunz

September 28, 1938 ~ March 28, 2019 (age 80)

Edith Marie “Edie” Kunz, 80, of Litchfield, passed away Thurs., Mar. 28, 2019 at 12:15 a.m. in HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  She was born on Sept. 28, 1938 in Irving, IL, a daughter of Thomas Erman & Frances (Lewis) Ellis.  She was a graduate of Hillsboro High school and a homemaker all of her life.  She also did babysitting for several years and provided in home elderly care.  In her leisure time, she enjoyed walking, being outside, baking and listening to country music.  On July 14, 1957, she married Carroll Noble Kunz in Irving, IL.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1991.  She is survived by:

  1 daughter, Lisa (Kenneth) Smoot of Litchfield

  1 brother, Earl Ellis of Hillsboro

  1 sister, Ruby Ellis of Litchfield

  1 granddaughter, Miranda (Jason) Bergman of Litchfield

   4 great-grandchildren, Morgan Smoot, Chloe Smoot,

    Kayden Bergman and Lana Bergman

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carroll Kunz; 1 son, Thomas Kunz; 3 brothers, Robert Ellis, Dale Ellis & Wayne Ellis; 2 sisters, Virginia Whitworth and Velma Dewitt; 1 grandson, Jason Smoot.

Funeral services will be held Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Rev. Skyler Elmer, of The Christian Church of Litchfield, will officiate.  Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.  Visitation will be held Saturday from 3 – 6 p.m. in Plummer Funeral Home.  The family suggests memorials to Litchfield Public Library or HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.

Donations may be made to:

Litchfield Public Library
Litchfield IL 62056

HSHS St. Francis Hospital Foundation
1215 Franciscan Drive, Litchfield IL 62056

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