Tuesday Night
53°
Mostly Clear
10%
Wednesday
80°
Mostly Sunny
6%
Wednesday Night
65°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
35%
Thursday
85°
Chance Thunderstorms
49%
Thursday Night
71°
Chance Thunderstorms
29%
Friday
83°
Chance Thunderstorms
53%
Friday Night
70°
Chance Thunderstorms
54%
Saturday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
29%
Saturday Night
66°
Partly Cloudy
17%
Sunday
82°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
24%
Sunday Night
65°
Chance Thunderstorms
36%
3 Day
Extended
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
Larry Kunkle
Larry Lee Kunkle, 71, Portland, Ind., died Sept. 26, 2011, at his residence.
He was born April 22, 1940, in Union City, Ind. to Merle K. and Hazel G. (Greaf) Kunkle. On Nov. 25, 1960, he married Lone Just-Madsen of Copenhagen, Denmark, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Kim Horine, Dayton, and Lori Lewellen, Gahanna; a son, Michael Kunkle, Portland, Ind.; a brother, Robert Kunkle, Portland, and eight grandsons.
He was a graduate of Madison Twp. High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Teledyne Portland Forge and was a lifelong farmer in Madison Twp. He was a member of American Legion Post #211 in Portland and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Fort Recovery.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Larry Eads presiding. Burial will be in Salamonia Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Portland American Legion.
Calling is 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Madison School Scholarship Fund through the Portland Foundation or State of the Heart Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.bairdfreeman.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Constance J. Bruns-Enicks, 70, formerly of St. Marys, died Sept. 23, 2011, in Zephyrhills, Fla. [More]
Eileen J. Schumm, 74, Willshire, died at 10:15 p.m. Sept. 26, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana. [More]
Helen Hazel Swink Smith, 100, Celina, died at 4 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2011, at Miller House, Celina. [More]
Beverly J. Podoll, 86, formerly of New Bremen, died Sept. 26, 2011, at 7:30 a.m. at the Otterbein Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Elsworth Emans, 89, Celina, died Sept. 28, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Douglas Weaver, 57, St. Marys, died Sept. 25, 2011, at University Hospital in C [More]