1934 - 2017

James D. Kunz, 82, of East Peoria, passed away at 2:51 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist Hospital, Peoria.

Jim served with the United States Army Reserves (artillery) from 1956 to 1963, attaining the rank of Staff Sgt. He was honorably discharged on April 26, 1963.

A funeral service will be at noon, Thursday, March 16, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial contributions may be made to the W.D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 614 NE Madison Ave., Peoria, IL, 61603.

To offer condolences online, visit www.deitersfuneralhome.com.