Florence H. Koontz

September 14, 1943May 8, 2022
Obituary of Florence H. Koontz
Florence H. “Sunny” Koontz passed away on May 8, 2022 after an extended illness. Although Sunny grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, she loved the ocean and the arts which led her to Rollins College where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. She was a longtime resident of Palm Beach and co-owner of Mildred Hoit. She was a member of the Sailfish Club, Palm Beach Yacht Club, Club Colette, The Society of the Four Arts, Daughters of the American Revolution and Colonial Dames of America, Chapter VII. Sunny was passionate about playing bridge and was a Life Master Bridge Player in the American Contract Bridge League. Sunny will be remembered for her generosity, kindness, her creativity in creating table settings, store displays and wrapping the perfect gift. Sunny was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Koontz, II and her parents Fletcher and Virginia Harris of Birmingham, Alabama. She is survived by her cousins, Thomas F. Talbot, Teresa Talbot, Melanie Talbot Booker (Tom), Grace Pate (Cole), Florence McKeithan, Wesley McKeithan (Lara) and Mary Florence McKeithan, Wiebke Bandelin (Gunnar), Alice Hendrickson, Robert Hendrickson (Kirkland), Boyd Hendrickson (Natalie) and Fletcher Hendrickson (Danielle). Memorials may be sent to the Rollins College Art Department, c/o Rollins College Gifts PO Box 850001, Dept# 9921 Orlando, FL 32855-9921 or your favorite charity. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Koontz family.

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