Juanita Kunkle

Obituary of Juanita May Kunkle

Juanita Kunkle, age 84, of Morenci, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020, at Oasis of Adrian.

Born March 9, 1936, in Remus, MI, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Bernice (Ohls) Bair. She married Richard C. Hart on November 16, 1956, in Morenci, and he preceded her in death on February 21, 1993. She later married Harold W. Kunkle and he surives. Juanita, a homemaker, was a member of Jasper Bible Church.

In her free time, Juanita loved to garden - she especially loved flowers.  She was a Sunday School Teacher for over 15 years, she loved kids, going up north, fishing, camping, and collecting rocks.

In addition to her husband, Harold, Juanita is survived by four children, Dorothy Stockwell of Holly, Alice (Richard) Stiekes of Weston, Danny Hart of Morenci, and Philip Hart of Morenci; three siblings, Edith Cady of Big Rapids, Emile (Katherine) Bair of Holly, and Dorothy (Ron) Potrafka of Saginaw; two step-children, Timothy Kunkle of Wauseon and Heidi (Doug) Mott of Seattle, WA; a granddaughter, Jamie Sue Hart; seven step-grandchildren; 13 step great-grandchildren; and four step great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Steven Hart; a sister, Mary Dull; and a brother, John Bair.

 A private funeral service for Juanita will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Morenci with Rev. Bruce Jewett officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Funeral services in the funeral home will be webcasted.  The family will be holding a celebration of life for Juanita at a later date.

Memorial contributions in honor of Juanita may be considered to the Alzheimer’s Association. Friends can share memories and words of comfort with the family online at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com.


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