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123 North Jackson Street
Cuba City, WI 53807
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Martin Kunkel

Martin F. ""Buster"" Kunkel

Friday, April 7th, 1939 - Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Hazel Green, Wisconsin

Martin F. “Buster” Kunkel, 80, of Hazel Green, Wisconsin, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at home. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Immaculate Conception Church in Kieler, Wisconsin with Rev. Bernard Rott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center in Kieler where there will be a parish wake service at 2:45 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Thursday at the church before the service. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is assisting the family.

Martin was born on April 7, 1939, in Jamestown Township, Wisconsin, the son of Martin and Mildred (Lenstra) Kunkel. He graduated from Loras Academy in Dubuque and served in the United States Army from 1957-1959. He then worked as a supervisor for John Deere Dubuque Works until retirement. Martin married Jean Annette Peart on October 1, 1966, at St. Patrick’s Church in Benton, Wisconsin.

Martin was a lifelong member of Eagle Point Barge Club, spending many hours trying to catch the “big one”. He loved fishing, hunting, and golfing. Following his retirement, Martin enjoyed traveling with Jean, the love of his life.

Survivors include his wife, Jean (Peart) Kunkel; a daughter, Kristine (Thomas Gilman) Kunkel, Mineral Point, WI; four sisters, Marlene (George) Schuster, Kieler, WI, Pat (Bob) Tigges, Dubuque, IA, Judy (Don) Takes, Cuba City, WI, and Jolene (Bill) Busch, Dickeyville, WI; two brothers, Edward (Pat Quade) Kunkel, Cuba City, WI, and Randy (Kim) Kunkel, Dubuque, IA; and a brother-in-law, Harry Kruser, Kieler, WI.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, JoAnn Kruser; a brother, Earl (Nancy) Kunkel; a sister-in-law, Norma Kunkel; and a brother-in-law, Roger Budden.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Tri-State Dialysis of Dubuque for the wonderful care Martin received.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Immaculate Conception Parish Center
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:45am
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 9:30am - 10:45am
    Immaculate Conception Parish Center
  • Service

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, February 13th, 2020 11:00am
    Immaculate Conception Church
    3685 Cty HHH
    KIELER, WI 53812
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    Rev. Bernard Rott
  • Interment

    Immaculate Conception Cemetery
    3685 Cty HHH
    KIELER, WI 53812
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Charlie Birkett

Posted at 09:55am
I am so sorry to hear about Marty.

Ron & Audrey Wiegmqn

Posted at 08:44am
Jean and family - we are saddened to see the loss of Marty. A great person and many good memories from the days at Deere. Our sincere condolences. Ron & Audrey Wiegman

Larry & Darlene Blum

Posted at 06:17am
thinking of you at this time of loss
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Karen Kane-Herber

Posted at 12:21pm
Jean and Family,
Sending love to you from all your friends at the Roberta Kuhn Center in Dubuque. May the next days be filled with many memories shared and a beautiful celebration of your husband's life. Peace, Karen Kane-Herber and the entire RKC Community

Julie Miller

Posted at 07:13am
Jean and Kris: Thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the family. May your memories bring you comfort. The Barge Fishing Club is going to miss him immensely as will his cohorts who looked forward to sharing coffee and stories. Blessings. Love, Julie (Vogt) Miller.

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