Regina Kunkel

Regina Schoettelkotte Kunkel, 86, of West Harrison died on Monday, April 3, 2023, at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville.

Regina was born in St. Peters on May 4, 1936 to Edward and Stella Ritzi Schoettelkotte.  She married Lester Kunkel on November 10, 1956, at St. Peters Catholic Church and they enjoyed more than sixty-five years together before his death on September 2, 2022.  Regina was a homemaker and a member of St. Peters Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling, baking, playing cards and spending time with her family.

Regina is survived by her four children and their spouses: Jeff (Stephanie) Kunkel of West Harrison, Randy (Diana) Kunkel of Brookville, Barb (Bob) Stindt of Sunman, and Cathy (Kenny) Schuman of Guilford; seven grandchildren: Katie Kunkel, Justin Stindt, Kelly (Kevin) Smith, Jessica Stindt, Mitch Schuman, Sarah Schuman, and Raeanna Kunkel; sisters: Estell Gesell, Rita Erhart, Clare McCool, Anna Schoettelkotte, and Ellen Rauch; brothers: Bernie and Gene Schoettelkotte; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and brothers: Charlie and Eddie Schoettelkotte.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at St. Peters Catholic Church with Father Vince Lampert officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m.  until the time of Mass. Holy Rosary will be at 9:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peters Church, St. Peters Cemetery or Holy Guardian Angel Cemetery.

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