Grace Kunkel Obituary, Death – Mrs. Grace F. (Wessner) Kunkel, 85, of Berlin, Pennsylvania, went to be with the Lord on November 20, 2022, early Sunday morning. She’d arrived at her lovely residence. Mrs. Grace F. (Wessner) Kunkel was born in the Pennsylvania town of Lenhartsville. Her parents, Clarence and Mildred (Lenhart) Wessner, died before she was born on June 7, 1937, in Grimsville. Her parents died before she was born that day. She was the only child of the couple.
Kenneth K. Kunkel, her husband for 28 years until his death in November 1985. He and she had been married for 28 years. Grace and her husband, Kenneth, have dedicated a significant portion of their lives to agricultural success.
She attended Grace Church in Kutztown and enjoyed gardening and crocheting in her spare time. She was also a voracious reader. Grace is survived by three children: Joanne K. (Kunkel) Stoltzfus of Berlin, Pennsylvania, wife of Donald L. Stoltzfus; Barbara K. (Kunkel) Adam of Mertztown, wife of Darryl H. Adam; and Daryl K. Kunkel of Lenhartsville. Donald L. Stoltzfus’ wife was Joanne K. (Kunkel) Stoltzfus.
Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren Emily, Clayton, Jackson, Evelynn, Hattie, Colton, Isaiah, Elizabeth, Hannah, Josiah, and Collin survive her, as do her children and grandchildren Christopher and Jennifer, Joy and Jon, Abby and Jon, Jeremy and Kristin, Amy and Ross, Josh, Ashley and Justin, and Collin. Her brother Paul Wessner had also died before her.
He’d left before she did. Grace will be remembered at a memorial service at Grace Church in Kutztown, 421 W. Main St. in Kutztown, on Friday, November 25, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. On Friday, the church will be open for visitors from noon to one p.m. The body will then be transported to a funeral home. The deceased’s family has asked for a private burial at Grimville’s New Bethel Zion Cemetery. The caring staff at Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory in Fleetwood consider it an honor to assist Grace and her family during this difficult time. You can send your condolences to the family via the Walbert Funeral Home online platform at WalbertFuneralHome.com.