Andrew Wayne Kunkel, age 97, of Northbrook, formerly of South Carolina and Florida, died Monday, November 29, 2021, at Encore at The Lodge, in Northbrook. Son of the late Andrew Wayne and Florence Eleanor, nee Gustafson, Kunkel, he was born July 16, 1924, in Chicago.
Decorated Veteran, U.S. Army, World War II.
Beloved husband of the late Evelyn, nee Lund; dearest companion of the late Jane, nee McElvain, Jenkins; dear father of Karen (Thomas) Mugan, the late David (Kathleen), and Eric (Elizabeth); loving grandfather of Katie (Kevin) O’Brien, Emily and Nathan (Miranda) Mugan, Stephanie (Joseph) Curran, Ryan (Helena), Brian (Amy), Kevin (Deanna), and Stephen Kunkel; cherished great-grandfather of Devin and Aimsley O’Brien and Evelyn Kunkel; fond brother of the late William (Tracy) Kunkel.
Memorial Gathering, Wednesday, December 29, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie.
[Please note: In compliance with CDC, State, and local COVID guidelines, face masks are mandatory regardless of vaccination status.]
Inurnment, Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight Central Florida, 5036 Dr. Phillips Blvd, #191, Orlando, FL. 32819 or 83rd Infantry Division Association, P.O. Box 406, Alton Bay, NH, 03810.
Funeral info: 847.673.6111.