Mildred E. ‘Millie’ Kunkel, age 91, of Brookville, entered into Eternal Life, Wednesday, December 4, at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville.

Born January 29, 1928 in Cedar Grove, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd L. & Elsie A. (Deffner) Holliday. On June 18, 1949 she became the wife of Lawrence Kunkel, and he preceded her in death on November 14, 1982.

Millie was a homemaker, and, also worked at the former McQuay Norris, and Roots Blower in Connersville, in addition to assisting her husband, Lawrence in their business ventures, St. Paul Tavern, and in hotel management. In her leisure time, she enjoyed quilting, was an avid card player and a fan of Cincinnati Reds Baseball.

She was a lifetime member of Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church, as well as the Catholic Order of Foresters.

Survivors include five children, Linda K. (Randy Holman) Sintz of Brookville, Judy (Carroll) Lanning of Brookville, Brenda (Kevin) Walter of Sunman; two sons, Larry (Jerilyn) Kunkel of Fishers, and Ron (Sonya) Kunkel of Indianapolis; 13 grandchildren, Trisha Lanning, Rob (Michelle) Lanning, Eric (Kathleen) Sintz, Erin (Aaron) Lambert, Joe (Jennifer) Kunkel, Chris (Alli) Kunkel, Lyndi (Nick) Sizemore, Mary (Cody) Houghton, Amanda Walter, Alex (Janine) Walter, Nick (Kendra) Walter, Nathaniel Walter, and Amber Kunkel; 22 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents & husband, Lawrence, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Charles Kunkel, and two brothers, Edward Holliday and Lee Holliday.

Family & friends visited on Sunday, December 8, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville; where the Rosary was recited.
Rev.Vincent P. Lampert, officiated the Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, December 9,at Holy Guardian Angel Oratory, 405 U.S. Highway 52, Cedar Grove. Burial followed in Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Guardian Angel Preservation, Masses, or American Cancer Society. The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Kunkel family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit