Anna Kueneman, cherished sister, sister-in-law, and friend, of Bullhead City, AZ, and formerly of Wales, ND, passed away on June 2, 2019, in Bullhead City.
Anna Augusta Louisa Steinke Kueneman was born March 24, 1933, at Wales, ND, to Gustav and Anna Steinke. She attended schools at Minto and Grey Townships and graduated from Wales. She attended Valley City State College for one year and taught school in Gordon Special and Rosehill Townships. She married the love of her life, George Kueneman, on June 22, 1954, in Wales. They lived in Devils Lake, ND, and Euclid, MN, then moved to Grand Forks where Anna worked at Norby’s Dept. Store. She later worked as a librarian at the UND bookstore. They then moved to Fort Collins, CO, where Anna worked as a librarian at the college, and then back to Wales before moving to Bullhead City. Anna and George traveled all the states except Alaska and Hawaii. She had great faith and dearly loved all her family and friends.
Surviving Anna are her sisters: Norma J. (Dennis) Pengilly, Sharon Krueger, and Earleen (Robert) Edkins; brothers: Eugene (Renae) Steinke, Jerry Dean, and Earl (Cindy) Steinke; brother-in-law Robert (Clarice) Kueneman; sisters-in-law: Katherine Weber, Arlene Loken, and Rita Senger along with many nieces and nephews whom she loved very much and was always interested in their achievements. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband George; brothers: Melvin, Kenneth, Allen, Alfred and Walter John; sisters: Lorraine Stauber, Berneice, and Janet Marie; brothers-in-law Frank, Harold, Richard, and James Kueneman, Danny Senger, Paul Krueger and Robert Ray; and sisters-in-law Shirley Ray and Rose Steinke.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019, at St. John’s Cemetery, rural Dresden, ND.
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