Avice Mary Kunkel

Dates

January 14, 1921 - November 29, 2013

Obituary

 

 

Avice Mary Kunkel was born January 14, 1921, at Vivian, SD, to John and Ida Belle (Hatfield) Schroeder. She attended school at Plano. On November 22, 1939, she married Mark John Kunkel at Epiphany, SD. They farmed in the Epiphany area for 37 years, and then retired to Mitchell in 1976. She was a member of Holy Three Kings Catholic Church in Epiphany where she was an officer with the Ladies Altar Society and was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell.

She is survived by eight children: Mark John Kunkel and Marcella of Fulton; Jim Kunkel and Gloria of Alexandria; Larry Kunkel and Judi of Alexandria; Dennis Kunkel and Cheryl of Mitchell; Jean Haiar and Duane of Mitchell; Betty Sprague and Dan of Albert Lea, MN; Linda Schabauer and Ernest of Rapid City; JoAnne Carter and Jim of Onida; one sister, Zina Scheuren and Arnold of Spencer, one brother-in-law, Henry Kunkel and Fern of Mitchell, two sisters-in-law, Ann Kunkel of Mitchell and Hilda Schroeder of Alexandria, 24 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Mark, her parents, six brothers: Marshall Schroeder and Irene; Randall Schroeder; Kenneth Schroeder and Marilyn; Burdell Schroeder; Ardus Schroeder and Neddie; Dell Schroeder and Norma; five sisters: Ella Miller and Joe; Velda Schroeder; Hazel Chester and Lawrence; Lucile Herron and Rob; Sylvia Essick and Clyde; a special nephew, Randall Schroeder; her in-laws: John and Elizabeth Kunkel; Ray and Alma Kunkel; Sylvester and Marie Kunkel; Leo and Ceil Kunkel; Marie and Albert Tentinger; Hilda and Lee Mutziger; one great grandchild Houston Kunkel, a special nephew Randall Schroeder and godson, Curtis Kunkel.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
1401 West Cedar
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Monday, December 2, 2013
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 West Cedar
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


entry posted by Danielle Ducheneaux on 12-02-2013
Jo, you are a very special person to me and I want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mother was a beautiful woman and raised you to be a beautiful lady! God Bless!
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