The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Justine Jean KuntzAge: 92 years19132006

Name
Justine Jean Kuntz
Given names
Justine Jean
Surname
Kuntz
Married name
Justine Jean Bailey
Birth December 25, 1913
Death of a husbandWalter M Bailey
April 6, 1990 (Age 76 years)
Death August 30, 2006 (Age 92 years)
Note:
J. Jean Bailey, 92, Bismarck, died Aug. 30, 2006, at a Bismarck care facility. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at First Lutheran Church, Bismarck, with the Rev. Allen Wagner officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Perry Funeral Home, Mandan, and one hour before services at the church. Justine Jean was born Dec. 25, 1913, in Mandan, to Frank and Margaret (Dietrich) Kuntz. She was raised and educated in St. Anthony and Mandan. On Dec. 9, 1932, she married Walter M. Bailey in Moorhead, Minn. As a young woman, she was employed with the Morton County Sheriff Office and in several area homes, including the home of Nancy Hendrickson, whom she assisted with her well-known animal photos. An accomplished seamstress, Jean helped Civilian Conservation Corps boys stretch their earnings by refashioning old army blankets into uniform parts for them. During World War II, she worked for the Kaiser Shipyards, as a Master Electrician, wiring ""Liberty Ships"" in Vancouver, Wash. After returning to Bismarck she managed the Deluxe Cleaner Launderette, and sold giftware at the A.W. Lucas gift shop and Cowan Drug Gift Shop. For many years, Jean served as a Democratic election poll worker. She was a wonderful cook and baker and a true artist in several fields including crocheting, cake decorating and rosemauling. She and her husband were excellent gardeners and were early participants in the Bismarck Victory Garden program and charter members of the local Farmers Market Association. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Lorraine and Roger Bourgois, Bismarck; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Roger Bailey, Billings, Mont., and Walter and Mary Jo Bailey, Bismarck; two sisters, Emma Senger, Bismarck, and Tillie Masseth, Plaines, Mont.; six grandchildren, Vonne (Morris) Tarnavsky, Watford City, Jill Bourgois, Hazen, Tammy (Derek) Dicks, Billings, Terry (Jayme) Bailey, Tucson, Ariz., Gary (Colleen) Bailey, Fargo, and Jeanne Bailey, Bismarck; five great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Kuntz, Mandan, and Katherine Bailey, Bismarck; and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Florian, Joseph and John Kuntz; three sisters, Julia (Otto) Eisenman, Victoria (Jim) Skolsky and Ann (Steve) Metzner; and one grandson, Walter E. Bailey. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to First Lutheran Church, 800 N. Seventh Street Bismarck, N.D. 58501.
Death
J. Jean Bailey, 92, Bismarck, died Aug. 30, 2006, at a Bismarck care facility. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at First Lutheran Church, Bismarck, with the Rev. Allen Wagner officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Perry Funeral Home, Mandan, and one hour before services at the church. Justine Jean was born Dec. 25, 1913, in Mandan, to Frank and Margaret (Dietrich) Kuntz. She was raised and educated in St. Anthony and Mandan. On Dec. 9, 1932, she married Walter M. Bailey in Moorhead, Minn. As a young woman, she was employed with the Morton County Sheriff Office and in several area homes, including the home of Nancy Hendrickson, whom she assisted with her well-known animal photos. An accomplished seamstress, Jean helped Civilian Conservation Corps boys stretch their earnings by refashioning old army blankets into uniform parts for them. During World War II, she worked for the Kaiser Shipyards, as a Master Electrician, wiring ""Liberty Ships"" in Vancouver, Wash. After returning to Bismarck she managed the Deluxe Cleaner Launderette, and sold giftware at the A.W. Lucas gift shop and Cowan Drug Gift Shop. For many years, Jean served as a Democratic election poll worker. She was a wonderful cook and baker and a true artist in several fields including crocheting, cake decorating and rosemauling. She and her husband were excellent gardeners and were early participants in the Bismarck Victory Garden program and charter members of the local Farmers Market Association. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Lorraine and Roger Bourgois, Bismarck; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Roger Bailey, Billings, Mont., and Walter and Mary Jo Bailey, Bismarck; two sisters, Emma Senger, Bismarck, and Tillie Masseth, Plaines, Mont.; six grandchildren, Vonne (Morris) Tarnavsky, Watford City, Jill Bourgois, Hazen, Tammy (Derek) Dicks, Billings, Terry (Jayme) Bailey, Tucson, Ariz., Gary (Colleen) Bailey, Fargo, and Jeanne Bailey, Bismarck; five great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Kuntz, Mandan, and Katherine Bailey, Bismarck; and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Florian, Joseph and John Kuntz; three sisters, Julia (Otto) Eisenman, Victoria (Jim) Skolsky and Ann (Steve) Metzner; and one grandson, Walter E. Bailey. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to First Lutheran Church, 800 N. Seventh Street Bismarck, N.D. 58501.