Velma M. Kunz, age 86, of Stoughton, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Skaalen Nursing and Rehab.
She was born on April 29, 1931, in Fall River, Wis., the daughter of Albert Fagan and Josephine (Rogers) Fagan. She was married to William Dean in 1950 and later married McKay Kunz on June 16, 1976. Velma worked as a Switchboard Operator. She was a longtime member of and very involved with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as well as, serving as president of the Triple E's. Velma loved to read, enjoyed dancing and watching comedies. She enjoyed crafts winning many awards for her creativity. Velma made the greatest Christmas cookies in the world. She loved spending time with family and her cats.
Velma is survived by her children, William (Paula) Dean, Nora (Manuel) Reyes, Rick (Nancy) Dean and David (Cynthia) Dean; daughter-in-law, Cindie Dean; 20 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, McKay Kunz; son, Bruce Dean; granddaughter, Nancy Reyes; and grandson, Andrew Dean.
Funeral services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 825 S. Van Buren St., Stoughton, at 11 a.m., on Thursday Jan. 11, 2018. Burial will follow at Graves Cemetery, with a luncheon to follow at church. Visitation will be held at Gunderson Stoughton Funeral and Cremation Care, 1358 Hwy. 51 North at Jackson St., Stoughton, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.