William A. Kutner Sr.

William A. Kutner Sr., 92, died Saturday evening (Feb. 9, 2013) at the Chautauqua County Home in Dunkirk.

Born July 4, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Martin and Mary (Kmet) Kutner.

Dr. Kutner served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippine Campaign.

He graduated from the University of Detroit and Palmer College of Chiropractic. A Dunkirk resident since 1950, he was a practicing chiropractor for 43 years at his Central Avenue office. Dr. Kutner had been a resident of St. Columban’s on the Lake for the past two and a half years.

Dr. Kutner had served as president and member of the Dunkirk School Board during construction of the new Dunkirk High School. He also had been a past member and president of the Dunkirk Rotary Club, a Sunday School teacher at First Presbyterian Church and a member of the Shriners. Professionally, he was a member and past president of the NYS Chiropractic Board as well as an examiner for NYS in National Chiropractic Board exams.

Dr. Kutner was family and people oriented His favorite expression was “Everybody’s important.”

Survivors include two sons, William (Linda) Kutner Jr. and Mark (Rita) Kutner; a daughter, Debbie (“Skip”) Meno; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy; a son, David; five sisters and one brother.

Friends are invited to attend a remembrance gathering on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. at St. Columban’s on the Lake, 2546 Lake Road, Silver Creek. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Columban’s.

Arrangements by McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.