Walter Joseph Kuntze, born on Friday, November 17, 1972 and died on a Friday March 15, 2024.

Walter Joseph Kuntze was born to Francis “Buzz” Kuntze and Marcy Denice (Baxter) Fox, formerly Kuntze, the eldest of four, never married. Graduated from Faribault High School the Night School Program class of 1992, one of four. Always taking odd jobs, never truly finding the one for him. As a child he loved his action figures, Star Wars, and heavy metal music as he got older, and nobody knew the Vikings like he did. Moving to the Metro in the late 90s. His friends and family were very important to him, always helping people even if it meant him going without, he made mistakes in life, but he always owned up to them. He was a young father who adored his kids, he had different relationships with his kids, but he loved them all, even taking on two extras, and always being the partner in crime to his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his children Lestat, Nena, Rosaria, Lily, Delilah, and Micheal; siblings, Theresa Kuntze, Karen (Jim) Blacksted, Tim (Shandice) Kuntze; and his many nieces and nephews, and other relatives.

He is preceded in death by his parents Francis “Buzz” Kuntze and Marcy Denice (Baxter) Fox formerly Kuntze.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Funeral arrangements are being completed by Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory.

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