Delores C. Kunkel, 87

Delores C. Kunkel, age 87

Delores C. Kunkel

Delores C. Kunkel, age 87, passed away at 10:03 p.m., Thursday (April 19, 2012) at Brookside Village in Jasper.

She was born in Ireland, IN on October 17, 1924 to Harry and Laura (Burke) Schitter. She married Basil “Butch” Kunkel on December 27, 1945 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2003.

Delores was a homemaker and member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, and the St. Ann’s Society.

She enjoyed canning, cooking, gardening, crocheting, card playing, and spending time with her grandchildren.


Two Daughters

  • Mrs. David (Bonnie) Luebbehusen, Jasper, IN
  • Mrs. Bill (Judy) Linette, Jasper, IN

Two Sons,

  • Stan Kunkel, spouse Deb, Jasper, IN
  • Mark Kunkel, spouse Sharon, Jasper, IN

18 Grandchildren

23 Great grandchildren

One Brother, Paul Schitter, Ireland, IN

Preceding him in death besides her husband, is one son Tom Kunkel, and one sister, Mary Catherine Persohn, two brothers, Rudy and Denny Schitter.

Funeral services for Delores C. Kunkel will be held at 10:00 a.m on Monday (April 23, 2012) at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 12:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday (April 22, 2012) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland or to a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at

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