Frances M. Kunkel
Sunday, June 26, 2005
2:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Monday, June 27, 2005
1020 Kundeck St.
Jasper, IN 47546
|Becher - Kluesner Funeral Home, Inc.
Dateline Jasper, Indiana
Frances M. Kunkel age 103 of Jasper died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday in the St. Charles Health
Campus in Jasper. She was born at St. Meinrad, Indiana on June 21, 1902 to Charles and
Clara (Seng) Borho. She married Felix Kunkel on May 13, 1924, he preceded her in death
on May 5, 1964.
Frances Kunkel was the first female secretary in Jasper working for the former Jasper Desk
Company, from 1932 thru 1968 she operated the Kunkel Insurance Agency in Jasper with
her husband also did volunteer work for 17 years at the Jasper Providence home and
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
She is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, St. Annís Society,
Oblates of St. Benedict, Jasper Business and Professional Womenís Organization and the
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Auxiliary.
1 daughter, Mrs. Thomas ďRuth AnnĒ Hynes, Jasper, IN
1 son, Alan Kunkel and spouse Brenda, Jasper, IN
7 grandchildren 12 great grandchildren
Preceding her in death besides her husband are 2 sons, Richard and James Kunkel. 2
brothers, Louis and Lawrence Borho and 3 sisters, Mary Berger, Margaret Brelage and
Funeral services for Frances Kunkel will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday (June 27, 2005) in St.
Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.
Friends may call from 2- 7 p.m. Sunday at the Becher - Kluesner Downtown Chapel in
Rosary at 3:00 p.m. Sunday by the D of Iís and the St. Annís Society.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Health Campus Activity Center or to a