|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2012|
Dubuque Telegraph Herald - January 29, 2012
Kenneth N. Kunkel, 85, of 1381 Oak Park Place, formerly of 1970 Lincoln Ave., passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Holy Spirit Parish, Holy Trinity Church, with the Very Rev. Dwayne Thoman officiating. Entombment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, where there will be a wake service at 4 p.m.
Ken was born on June 4, 1926, in Dubuque, son of Kilian and Angeline (Roth) Kunkel, and was raised in Kieler, Wis. He married Marie Placke on May 31, 1948, at St. Joseph's Sinsinawa.
He worked for Roeder Implement since they opened in 1956.
Ken was a member of Holy Spirit Parish, Holy Trinity Catholic Church since 1954, and was a very religious man.
Surviving are his wife, Marie; a daughter, Kathy (Mike) Schroeder, of Davenport, Iowa; four grandchildren, Angela (Jared) Smith, of Smyrna, Ga., Katie (Nick Seacord) Schroeder, of Kansas City, Mo., Amy (Matt) Sweeney, of Iowa City, and Kenny Schroeder, of Davenport; a great-granddaughter, Olivia Smith and one expected in June; five brothers, Donald (Dorothy) Kunkel, Ralph (Darlene) Kunkel, John (Pat) Kunkel, Gerald (Rose Ann) Kunkel and Floyd (Darlene) Kunkel, all of Kieler; a brother-in-law, Vernon (Eileen) Placke, of Dickeyville, Wis.; a sister-in-law, Doris Wolter, of Mesa, Ariz.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Linda Lou in 1982; two sisters and brother's-in-law, Rita (Eugene) Hornbeck and Marian (Gilbert) Vaassen; mother and father-in-law, Joseph and Rose Placke; a sister-in-law, Rosaline Edwards; and brother-in-law, Merlyn Wolter.
Kilian E Kunkel (1902 - 1969)
Angeline L Roth Kunkel (1904 - 1992)
Kenneth N Kunkel (1926 - 2012)
Marian R. Kunkel Vaassen (1940 - 1985)*
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84160137
Leo J. Offerman
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