Vona was riveter in the aircraft industry during World War II. She raised dogs for a period of time, but most of all, Vona loved to travel for ministry work and serve the Lord.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W.G. Koontz; two brothers, Obert Daiss and Clayton Daiss.
Vona is survived by her son, Dan Koontz and wife Penny of Chestnut Ridge; five grandchildren, David Koontz of Germany, Sandy Koontz of Castle, Oklahoma, Jake Robichaux, Jerimiah Koontz and Hailey Koontz, all of Chestnut Ridge; a sister, Iana Thompson of Grant, Nebraska.
Services will be held at a later time.