Kunze, Robert W.

Robert W. Kunze, 63, of Galesburg, died at 2:56 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born December 28, 1950 in East St. Louis, the son of Walter and Viola Castagno Kunze.

He is survived by his mother, Viola DeWitt of Galesburg and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Lloyd E. DeWitt on August 26, 2011.

Bob worked at the former Gale Products Division of Outboard Marine Corporation, NAEIR, and National Seal. He graduated from Galesburg High School and attended Western Illinois University and Carl Sandburg College.

Bob served his country during the Vietnam War.

Cremation will be accorded. Private family graveside services will be Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in East Linwood Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.