Cecilia “Kay” Munter

Cecilia “Kay” Munter

November 10, 1944 – April 14, 2019

Age 74; passed away on Sunday, April 14th with her family by her side.  Preceded in death by parents, Vincent and Claudia Hartz.  Kay is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Douglas; daughters, Christina Worthy (Tim) and Kimberly Haynes (Chris); sons, Brian Munter (Patti) and Scott Munter (Liz); blessed with 14 beautiful grandchildren; brothers, Joe Hartz (Bev) and Richard Hartz (Marcia); sister, Mary Huetig (Paul); many nieces and nephews.

Born in Savannah, Georgia on Nov. 10, 1944 to Vince and Claudia Hartz, she was raised in Randolph, NE where she often helped in her father’s pharmacy.  After graduating from high school, she pursued an education degree and graduated from College of St. Mary in Omaha.  After graduating she reconnected with the love of her life, Douglas Munter.  They were married on June 17, 1967 and adored each other for 52 wonderful years.  Kay used her teaching degree for two years as a sixth-grade teacher in Cudahy, Wisconsin.  After having her first child, she devoted her life to her husband and children, continuing that devotion as each of her 14 grandchildren arrived.  She was a faith-filled woman who let our Lord guide her way.  She will be missed by those blessed enough to have known her; they will carry a piece of her kindness wherever they may go.

Family receives friends on Sunday, April 21st from 5pm to 7pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 114th & Fort Streets, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:  Monday, April 22nd, 10:30am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.  Interment: Resurrection Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the family.



  • Ronald Carson Sr Posted April 16, 2019 6:20 am

    I am so sorry for your loss,but she will be in peace now, and live in your life forever

  • Dick & Judie Jones Posted April 16, 2019 11:42 am

    Dearest Doug & family,
    Holding you close in love & prayer. May her soul glory now in the Resurrection of our Savior.
    Judie & Dick

  • Ronnie Carson Posted April 17, 2019 5:36 am

    Kay was a very special and kind soul. She will be doing great things for eternity.

  • Pat and Diane Dwyer Posted April 17, 2019 8:07 am

    Doug and Family,

    Kay is finally free of her physical burdens resting in the love of God. She is absent from your lives, but not from your hearts and memories. We pray for her in God’s presence, and for all of you, as you mourn her loss. We will all miss her.
    May her memory be eternal.

    Pat and Diane

  • Dorothy walz Posted April 17, 2019 9:45 am

    So sorry for your loss. She was part of our neighborhood and I’ll remember our fun together.

  • Bernie Craven Posted April 17, 2019 10:24 am

    Doug and family, I was so sorry to read of Kay’s passing in the local paper. I want to offer you my deepest sympathy on your loss. I lost my dear wife about a year ago and I know how difficult the next few days, weeks and months will be for you. May the memories you hold in your heart bring healing and peace to you and your family.

  • Jim and Patty Coyle Posted April 17, 2019 4:14 pm

    Patty and I are saddened at Kay,’s. She was truly a great person. I have many fond memories of her. Your family will be in our prayers.

  • Vince and Sharon Sauser Posted April 17, 2019 7:46 pm

    Dewar Doug and Family:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I remember Kay as being a kind and special friend from school. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Ed Gerber Posted April 19, 2019 8:22 am

    Doug, my deepest condolences to you and your family during this time.
    “When the person you are closest to is gone, hold on to their memories and know that they are always with you.”

  • Rich and Janet Hare Posted April 21, 2019 1:54 pm

    Our sincere thoughts and prayers!! Kay will be missed and we are blessed by having known her!!

  • Del Ringling Posted April 23, 2019 7:51 am

    Sincerest sympathy during your time of sorrow.

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