Gerald R. Kunce age 78, 318 South 200 West Portland passed away Friday evening in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare in Portland. He was born in Portland April 5, 1936 the son of Lester and Dollie (Gillett) Kunce. He was married September 22, 1962 to Harriet L. Yoder who survives. He served with the U. S. Army. He retired from Teledyne Portland Forge after thirty six years as a hammer operator. He was a member of the Portland Elks Lodge.
Surviving are his wife Harriet, two sons Jeff Kunce of Anderson and Greg Kunce of Portland, Five grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son Curt.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Dilley presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. Memorials can be made to the choice of the donor