Steven Kunkle

Stephen Kunkel

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Stephen Thomas Kunkel

Stephen Thomas Kunkel entered into rest on January 25, 2021, in the VA Medical Center, Batavia. Born June 2, 1950, he was the son of Leo and Stella (Skrok) Kunkel.

Stephen was a disabled Vietnam veteran, was an avid drummer, and loved dogs, the Lord, and music.

Beloved father of Jacob (Meghan) Kunkel; cherished grandfather of Birdie Mae and Elsa; dear brother of Myrna Kunkel, Gaylord "Greg" (Judith) Kunkel, and the late Marcelene (Lawrence) Lederhouse, Rhea Wilson, Leo Kunkel, and Neil Kunkel; brother-in-law of Francis Wilson, Kathleen Kunkel, and Marlene Kunkel. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces.

Graveside Services will be held Friday, January 29, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Cold Springs Cemetery.  Memorials to the SPCA would be appreciated by the family.


  1. Alyssa White on January 28, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    Steve was my Uncle I miss Him so much Steve and I would go everywhere and when I gotten my permit He would let me drive everywhere I will always have good memories with Him it will never be bad memories of Him because there wasn’t one

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