Gerald “Jerry” J. Kuntz died Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the age of 71. He was born October 22, 1947 in Dickinson, ND the son of Henry and Elizabeth (Miller) Kuntz. Jerry is an Army veteran and member of VFW Post # 4113 in St. Johns. He was an avid MSU fan and enjoyed his trips to the casino. Jerry was a member of UAW Local #652 and retired from General Motors in 2004 after 32 years of service. Surviving is one son, Brandon (Nikki); one daughter, Amiee (Valerie) Mahlich; his mother, Elizabeth; five grandchildren, Kelsi, Evan, Sydney, Regan, and Morgan; fiancée, Janie Carlson and her children, Ben Molina and Suprina (Ken) Kinsey; brothers and sisters, David (Audrey) Kuntz, Clarence (Joan) Kuntz, Marilyn Wanner, Adeline (Bob )Ingold, Arlene (Daryl) Stoltz, Arnie (Celine) Kuntz, Alvin (Dorothy) Kuntz, Janice (Bruce) Kouba, Joyce Klym and Fran (Dick) Murdy and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his father and brother-in-law, Norman Wanner. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns with Reverend Monsignor Bernard Reilly officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. Military honors will be provided by the St. Johns Honor Guard.