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Kenneth L. Koontz

Kenneth L. Koontz

May 1st, 1939 - Sep 15th, 2023
  • Birth Date: May 1st, 1939
  • Death Date: Sep 15th, 2023
  • Funeral Date: Sep 22nd, 2023
  • Location: New Hope Faith Community, Hanover
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Kenneth L. Koontz, 84, of New Oxford, formerly of LIttlestown, died Friday, Sept 15, 2023 at UPMC Hanover.  He was the husband of Shirley (Feeser) Koontz for 64 years.  Born May 1, 1939 in Littlestown, Ken was the son of the late Robert C., Sr. & Edna (Bechtel) Koontz.  He was a 1957 Littlestown High School graduate where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball.  He served in the U.S. army stationed in Germany and was also a member of the  National Guard. 

Surviving in addition to his wife, are his children:  Tom & Jo Dee Koontz of Ft. Worth, TX, Tammy & Vince Hall of New Oxford, Tim & Shannon Koontz of Littlestown and Terri & Rob Riberich of Ft. Worth, TX; his 10 grandchildren:  Tyler Koontz, Jeremy Luckenbaugh, Ross Hall, Jon Michael Koontz, Ryan Luckenbaugh, Matt Koontz, Brooke Vollmer, Lexi Riberich, Jake Riberich and Michael Riberich; his great grandchildren:  Carter Koontz, Eliot Vollmer, Raelynn Koontz, Aiden Luckenbaugh, Landon Luckenbaugh,Eva Vollmer and Callie Koontz; his siblings:  Joan Rebert, Edward Koontz, Judy Kuhns and James Koontz.  He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Koontz, Jr. and his sister, Jane Wiliams.

Ken was a member of New Hope Faith Community of Hanover where he enjoyed performing with the choir.  He was also a former member of both the Lion's Club of Littlestown and Littlestown School Board.  He was a member of Littlestown VFW and various local bands.   Ken was musically talented playing the tuba, electric guitar and bass and stand-up bass while in Germany.  He was an avid fan of the Oakland A's, Philadelphia Eagles and TCU.  He also enjoyed the annual "Koontz Golf Open" with his three brothers; enjoyed playing tennis with his wife and friends and later in life, enjoyed putting together 1000 pc jigsaw puzzles. 

Funeral Service is Friday, Sept 22, at 11 A.M. at New Hope Faith Community with Pastor Nathaniel Hedin-Schmidt officiating.  Visitation is 10-11 A.M. at the church.  Interment in is Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. In lieu of flowers, Memorials in Ken's name may be sent to his church @ 33 Sunday Dr., Hanover, PA  17331.  Online condolences may be shard on

Vickie Timmins
Sep 20th, 2023 9:28 pm
My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Diane Atkinson
Sep 20th, 2023 2:25 pm
We are so sorry about the loss of dear Kenny. He was such a sweet man. We enjoyed all the times we spent together. Sending much love and prayers from your Georgia family.
Marilyn & Scott Zanger
Sep 19th, 2023 3:09 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. May memories bring you comfort. We're thankful for the good times we shared with you.
Alex Cooper
Sep 18th, 2023 10:19 pm
Tom and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Keisha and Kevin Taylor
Sep 18th, 2023 8:24 pm
You and your family have our condolences and are in our thoughts and prayers.
Holly & Gary Whittington
Sep 18th, 2023 7:51 pm
Tom and Family, We are sorry you're going through this. Take care of yourselves and each other.
Hilary and Ed Szczypiorski
Sep 18th, 2023 7:33 pm
Sending our warmest thoughts during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.
Zack Hadaya
Sep 18th, 2023 7:31 pm
Our sincere condolences to the Koontz family. We pray for the Lord to remember him in his Heavenly Kingdom and embrace the family during this difficult time.
May his memory be eternal.
Kaitlyn Cao
Sep 18th, 2023 7:04 pm
Sending my sincere condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. May your dad rest in peace.
alaria anton kiraz
Sep 18th, 2023 6:46 pm
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May his soul rest in peace. He is now singing with the angels.
Rich Neubaecker
Sep 17th, 2023 7:16 pm
Sincere condolences to the Koontz family
My thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time

Rich Neubaecker
Sharon Rebert Posavec
Sep 17th, 2023 3:07 pm
My condolences. May the Lord keep you all in His embrace as you go through this difficult time. Uncle Kenny was a gentle and kind soul and I'm sure he is singing with the angels now.
Shirley Showvaker
Sep 17th, 2023 2:50 pm
So sorry for your loss. Jay and I send our thoughts and prayers to you and the family.
Cassandra Lopez
Sep 17th, 2023 1:09 am
Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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