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Merle Kuntzelman

Merle Alan Kuntzelman, 59, of Fremont, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at the Premier Estates Care Center in Fremont.
Merle was born on Sept. 12, 1957 in Lexington. At the age of six months, he was adopted by his parents, Rex and Violet (Starkey) Kuntzelman.
Merle is survived by his father: Rex of Fremont; two siblings: Eldon Kuntzelman of Imperial and Kristal Kuntzelman of Fremont; two uncles: Alden Nygren of Newman Grove and Paul (Melba) Kuntzelman of Hastings; cousins: Ron (Jodi) Nygren of Newman Grove; Jim Nygren of Blair; Larry Nygren of Nuremberg, Germany; Julie Nygren of Dallas, TX; Terry Kuntzelman of Lincoln; Tim (Steph) Torczon of Hastings; Rich (Lori) Radke of Grand Island; Todd Starkey of DeWitt; Dale (Vicki) Starkey of Beatrice; Duane (Polly) Starkey of Mantorville, MN; Dwight Starkey of Lincoln; Sandy Starkey Meier of Lincoln; Deb Johnson of Cave Creek, AZ; three nieces: Alicia Shafer of Garden City, KS; Ashley (Kaleb) Rijfkogel of Holcomb, KS; Amber Kuntzelman of Amarillo, TX; along with other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Violet Kuntzelman.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Albion with Rev. David Frerichs officiating. Interment followed in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion.
Levander Funeral Home in Albion was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.