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Agatha Kunstleben

January 5, 1926 — December 17, 2021

New Munich, Minnesota

Agatha Kunstleben

Agatha M. Kunstleben, age 95 of New Munich, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Friday, December 17, 2021 at the Tree of Life Assisted Living in New Munich, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 17 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Inurnment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday morning at the church.

Agatha Mary Statz was born January 5, 1926 in Munson Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to Leonard and Anna (Vossen) Statz. She was united in marriage to Claude Kunstleben on June 21, 1950 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. Claude and Agatha farmed six miles south of Albany for 54 years until 1987 when they retired and moved to New Munich. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich and the Christian Mothers in both Farming and New Munich. Agatha enjoyed quilting, playing BINGO, going to auctions and bazaars, and playing cards, especially Smear and 500. She was known for her apple pies.  Prior to her becoming a resident of Tree of Life, Agatha enjoyed visiting and playing cards with the residents there.

Survivors include her children, Diane (Gerald) Hoppe of St. Cloud, Mary Hoppe of Albany, Annette (Arnold, Jr.) Roering of New Munich, Jane (Loren) Niehoff of Melrose, Jeffrey Kunstleben of Albany, Elaine (Francis) Funk of Sauk Centre, Richard "Rick" (Carol) Kunstleben of Rockville, and Angela (Ralph) Moscho of St. Augusta; 29 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren; sister, Anna Schmitt of Richmond; and sister-in-law, Clara Statz of Richmond.

Agatha was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Kunstleben on June 2, 2006; parents; brothers and sisters, Leona Funk, Thomas Statz, Arnold Statz, and Gregory Statz; son-in-law, Alvin Hoppe; and infant twin granddaughter, Mary Ellen Kunstleben.

Please direct all memorials to the Tree of Life Assisted Living in New Munich for their outdoor enclosed patio area for their memory care residents.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 17, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

650 Main St, New Munich, MN 56356

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

650 Main St, New Munich, MN 56356

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