Ambrose J. "Bud" Kunkler was born August 6, 1933 in Junction CIty, the oldest son of the late Ambrose and Marie Gordon Kunkler.
He served his country in the United States Army in Korea. He retired from St. Aloysius/Mt. Aloysius after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Somerset.
Ambrose is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Cora Keister Kunkler, 9 children, Greg (Debbie) Kunkler, Bernadette (Steve) Shumaker, Ed (Kalya) Kunkler, Trish (Tom) Swinehart, Marilyn (Tom) Metzger, Art (Juli) Kunkler, Colleen Kunkler, Danny Kunkler, and Denise (Ken) Kennedy. 28 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 4 brothers, William, Harold, Gordon, and Lew Kunkler. A sister, Imelda Smeltzer and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Alfred Kunkler, infant brother Bernard and a sister, Mary Ann Eberly.
Calling hours will be held from 2:00~4:00 PM and 6:00~8:00 PM, Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Chute-Wiley Funeral Home, 118 S Jackson St., New Lexington. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM.
Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1170 St. Rt. 668 S., Junction City with Father Stephen Carmody as Celebrant.
Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery with Graveside Military Honor by Somerset American Legion, Leo Ryan Post 58. To sign online guest book please go to www.chutewiley.com.
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So very sorry for your loss BUD will be greatly missed
Submitted by Kathy Thompson Coler on Apr 30 2018 10:16:51 AM
My Deepest sympathy.
Submitted by Mike Lollo on Apr 30 2018 09:16:03 AM
So sorry to hear about this. Sending prayers and sympathy to all of you.
Submitted by Russell and Rita Deavers on Apr 30 2018 07:50:12 AM
Ed and Family, We are so sorry for your loss of your Dad. You All are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless You!
Submitted by Darla Turner Herron and Rob Spafford on Apr 30 2018 12:10:57 AM
Our sympathy and prayers for all.
Submitted by Tom and Regina Hankinson on Apr 29 2018 11:55:30 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Condolences.
Submitted by Shawn and Kelly Shumaker on Apr 29 2018 08:19:58 PM
Sorry to hear the sad news.
Will be praying for Bud and all of you.
Submitted by Carma Jean Rausch on Apr 29 2018 05:01:26 PM
Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Leroy and Bonnie(Cox) Garey & Family
Submitted by Bonnie Garey on Apr 29 2018 11:42:13 AM
Jack Kunkler and family lit a candle for Ambrose J. "Bud" Kunkler
Jack Kunkler and family lit a candle on Apr 29 2018 09:38:06 AM
Uncle Bud may you rest in gods arm n give grandma n grandpa a huge n kiss for me you will be truly missed love Theresa.
Submitted by Theresa Madison on Apr 29 2018 02:23:50 AM
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