Harriet Lorraine (Kuntze) Koller

Harriet Lorraine (Kuntze) Koller, 99, of Daggett, Mich., passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Menominee Health Services with her daughters Bonnie and Carol at her side.   Harriet was born March 24, 1921, to the late John and Leontine Bergman in Daggett.  

   On April 25, 1938, she married the love of her life, Robert A. Kuntze.  He preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1977. She then married Fred Koller on Dec. 30, 1978. He preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 2002. Harriet was a loving wife, mother of seven, grandmother of 23, great-grandmother of 52 and great-great-grandmother of 15. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed hosting the family gatherings every Sunday at the Kuntze cottage in the summer and fall at the Banat hunting camp. She was a member of St. Fredericks Catholic Church in Daggett, where she was a member of the senior choir and St. Mary’s Sanctuary Society.

Harriet is survived by her seven children: Bonnie (Michael) Topper of Cedar River, Carol (the late Jerome) Thomas of M-35 Menominee, Robert (Carol) of Daggett, William of Daggett, Thomas (Margaret) of Daggett, Richard of Nadeau, Mich., and David (Sheila) of Daggett. She is further survived by the Koller family: William, Wesley, Eleanor, Lorraine, Rose, Elaine, Carol and their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law,  Eloise (Koller) Kuntze; granddaughter,  Kathy Topper; grandson, Richard Kuntze Jr.; and great-great-granddaughter, Spencer Kaufman; step-daughters: Jean Pokovich and Audrey Koller; and step-daughter-in-law, Terry Koller.

Due to COVID restrictions mandated by the State of Michigan, a visitation will be held at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Harriet on Saturday Jan. 16, 2021, at 10 a.m., at Precious Blood Catholic Church with Father Edward Baafi presiding.  

Burial will be in Stephenson Township Cemetery in the spring.