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Charles Kunkel

February 1, 1938 — January 31, 2020


Charles F. Kunkel, 81, of Union passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020.

Charles was the son of Joseph F. and Anna Marie Fahey Kunkel and was born on February 1, 1938 in Kenton County. He was a farmer his entire life in Union, raising rabbits, chickens and guineas just to name a few, but he was an animal lover at heart. He was also a longtime member of St. Timothy Church, Union and had formerly worked for the Redwood School and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Mitchell.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty (the late Ted) Kleier; and four other siblings who died at birth.

Survivors include his sisters, Dolores A. (the late Ned) Kleier, Aileen (Jerry) Sherman and Margie (the late Richard) Gregory; brothers, Joseph J. (Mary Ruth) Kunkel and Louis W. (Ann) Kunkel; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation is Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger. Mass of Christian Burial to immediately follow at 1:00 p.m. at St. Timothy Church, Union. Interment will be in Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright.

Memorials are suggested to your choice of: Redwood School and Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Road, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017 or to St. Timothy Church, 10272 U.S. 42, Union, KY 41091.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger

3614 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY 41018

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, February 6, 2020

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