Kunkle, Helena

Written by David Green.

Helena M. Kunkle, 85, of Fayette, Ohio, died Jan. 31, 2007 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born March 10, 1921, in Delta, Ohio, to Charles and Marie (Klorer) Krauss. She married Wayne E. Kunkle on Feb. 27, 1943, in Wauseon, and he preceded her in death, March 4, 2002.

Helena graduated from Delta High School in 1939  and was a lifelong Fulton County area resident. She was a member of Borderline Squares.

Helena is survived by one daughter, Janis (and Kim) Repp of Fayette; two sons, Dale (and Mary Ida) Kunkle of Fayette and Gene (and Judy) Kunkle of West Unity, Ohio; one sister, Mildred Evans of Florida; two brothers, Edward (and Bernita) Krauss and William (and Mary) Krauss, both of Delta; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Rosie Krauss and Ruth Smout, and one daughter, Ann Marie, in 1962.

Visitation is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the funeral home with Pastor Larry Snow officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gorham Fayette Fire and Rescue or Visiting Nurses of Williams and Fulton Counties.

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