Passed away in Spokane on Monday, October 22, 2012. He was born in North Dakota on May 28, 1923 to Frank and Rose Kuntz. Val married Lila Mattson in 1950 in Mandan, ND. Together they moved to Spokane, WA in 1965 where he would own and operate Vacuum World in Millwood until he retired. He is survived by his two daughters, Holly (John) Turney of Deer Park, WA and Sherri (Mark) Leng of Sacramento, CA; two grandchildren; Lee Kahle and RJ Parkins, and four great-grandchildren. Val was preceded in death by his wife Lila Kuntz, and son Lee Kuntz.