Ellers Mortuary & Cremation Center

3400 S. Webster Street, Kokomo, IN


Mary Jo (Humbert) Kuntz

February 10, 1924June 26, 2020

Mary Jo Humbert "Bobo", 96 years old of Kokomo, Indiana passed away June 26, 2020 at Century Villa Healthcare in Greentown. She was born on February 10, 1924 in Kokomo to Joseph and Mary Humbert (Kemp).

She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1942. On September 4, 1945 she married the love of her life, William James Kuntz, who passed away January 24, 2014. They were married for 68 years.

They had two children, Gary William Kuntz (Sandy Diane Deceased) and Rita Harbaugh (Ralph Deceased). She is also survived by one sister Jerri Hardy (James deceased) of Carmel, a sister and brother-in-law Marty and Mary Jane Collins of Utah and a special niece, Julie Becherer (Frank), Carmel.

Mary Jo had five grandchildren, Lorna Harbaugh (Danna deceased), David Harbaugh (Angie), Beth Wittenbach (David), Jim Kuntz (Kelly), all of Kokomo, and Sherry Burlingame(Tim) of Danville.

She had seven great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren.

Mary Jo always had a positive, happy attitude. She worked for Union Bank Insurance and Northern Indiana Supply Co. She loved her church, Chapel Hill Christian Church, serving in the church office, the worship choir, and greeting. She and her husband, Bill had a "pie" ministry taking a pie to all visitors. Mary Jo, known as "Bobo" to all who loved her, loved her family. She always had a listening ear and a loving heart.

Her motto was, "Never Give Up." She loved to sing and crochet afghans for friends and family. She will be missed forever until we meet again in Heaven.

A Graveside service for Mary Jo will take place at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 10:30am.

A special thank you to the two nurses, Linda and Stacey, who sang, "In the Garden" with her.

If you wish to make a contribution in Mary Jo's memory, please direct to Chapel Hill Christian Church. Ellers Mortuary is entrusted with arrangements for the family.


  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020


Mary Jo (Humbert) Kuntz

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dave stout

July 6, 2020

What a joy it was to serve Mary Jo as chaplain! I was so sad to not be able to share with her these last few months but she will be fondly remembered. May God give grace to all who mourn for her +
Chaplain Dave Stout
Century Villa Healthcare and Rehabilitation

Virginia Hudson

July 1, 2020

Bobo was a beautiful lady and friend. We had many good times with her and Bill square dancing and camping. I'm sorry to see of her passing but know she is up their with Bill having a good time. My condolence to the family God Bless.

kelly kuntz

June 26, 2020

I loved you so much bobo and I will miss you but you are finally home with granddad walking those streets of gold. Love you will always be in our hearts