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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Anne Kuntz

Published: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 7:18 a.m. CDT

Elburn resident Anne Kuntz, 38, was at the Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Batavia.

Pets? Bella, a black lab, and Jack, a rescue kitty from Anderson Animal Shelter.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Meryl Streep.

First job? A nanny at Shoreline Athletic Club in Batavia.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be an interior designer, and no, I did not become that. I am a school counselor at Yorkville High School.

A movie you’d recommend? “Steel Magnolias.”

What is your guilty pleasure? Watching cartoons with my kids.

Favorite charity? Depression Bipolar Support Alliance because my aunt was the president for a while.

Why are you at the folk festival? This is something I’ve come to for many years, since I was my kids’ age with my mom and dad. We like folk music and the family time and community environment.

Favorite local restaurant? Zaza’s in St. Charles.

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? My grandfather, Paul Bergeson, was the athletic director at St. Charles High School, and now I’m in education, too. He was athletic director for 23 years and was inducted into the Illinois Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame in 2002.

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