Cover photo for KENNETH UNGER's Obituary


January 10, 1982 — March 29, 2023


Kenneth “Kenny” Robert Unger passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at his home in Frago ND in the care of his family and Hospice after a long and courageous battle with Crohns.

Funeral Services for Kenny will be on Monday, April 3, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 601 6th Street NE in Devils Lake, ND with Reverend Lori Pankratz officiating. Burial will be in the Devils Lake Cemetery. 

Kenny was born on January 10, 1982 in Devils Lake ND to Jody Unger. He was baptized at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Devils Lake. He attended Sweetwater Elementary School and Central Middle School and finished his education in Hope ND, graduating in May of 2000.  Kenny was confirmed in Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hope.

Kenny enjoyed cooking for his family and friends and worked as a cook when he was able. He liked trying new recipes and making up his own. Most recently he was the chef at LaCantina in Mayville ND.

Kenny spent many hours listening to music, watching movies, and spending time with his many friends. His favorite pastime was watching his favorite football team- The Raiders.

Kenny was preceded in death by his Grandpa John Unger, cousin Larissa Unger, along with his great grandparents, great aunts, great uncles in the Unger and Horner families.

Kenny will be forever loved and missed by his mother Jody Schumann (Rich Bring) of Fargo; grandmother Myrna Unger, Devils Lake; uncles Perry Unger, Devils Lake, Jon (Cindy) Unger, Tower City ND and cousin Krystal (Nathan) Munter, Moorhead MN and extended family of Unger great aunts, great uncles, cousins and Horner great aunts, great uncles and cousins and many special friends.

Casket Bearers will be Taustin Harrington, Eric Costello, Wyatt Russell, Tim Gratton, Josh Balstad and Jerry Barrett. Honorary Bearers will be Taylor Harrington, Samantha Lura, Jesse Lura, Shane Jura, Rachel Balstad, Janeen Russell, Brandon Johnson, Elizabeth Schurig, Andrew Corey, Joey Sebastian, Nancy Hagiwara, Katie and Marty Eliason, Brian Ensrud, Jenny Schjervheim, Gerald Dausch, Duane Larry, Terry Cotton and family, Todd Gratton and all his many friends.

Thank you to Sanford Doctors and Staff, Hospice of the Red River Valley and Amanda Schmieg for all the special care given to Kenny.



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