Dorothy Mae Kunkler, 90, Huntingburg

Dorothy KunklerDorothy Mae Kunkler, 90, of Huntingburg, died Saturday (January 10) at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Huntingburg August 21, 1924, to Prosper and Clotilde (Olinger) Kunkler.

Dorothy was a retired beautician. She owned and operated the Modern Beauty Shop on Fourth Street in Huntingburg for 60 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg. She enjoyed playing cards and going out to eat with friends.

She is survived by her niece and caregiver, Phyllis J. Verkamp and husband Gerry, St. Anthony; and other nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Schoppenhorst and Mildred Hemmer.

Services at 10 a.m. (EST) Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Father Ryan Hilderbrand will officiate. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Condolences may be shared online at

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