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October 12, 1934 - November 28, 2018

Funeral Service Date
December 3, 2018
Funeral Service Time
01:00 pm

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Louis ‘Thomas’ Hunkler, 84 died November 28th, 2018 peacefully at home in Ft. Wayne, IN after his lengthy battle with kidney cancer. Thomas was born October 12, 1934 in Wheeling, WV. He was the son of the late Louis and Mildred Hunkler. Thomas was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church. He was an engineer at ITT for 40 years working on missile guidance, military night vision, aerospace sensors, radio communication and weather satellites. His hobby was to fix and repair almost anything and everything. He was an avid music listener. Thomas is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Donna Jean; sons, Thomas(Cynthia) Hunkler of Ft. Wayne IN, Timothy(Shelby)Hunkler of Gilbert AZ, Michael(Melinda) Hunkler of Nashville TN, Mark(Ronda) Hunkler of Garret IN, Patrick Hunkler of Charleston SC, and Philip (Sherry) Hunkler of Charlotte NC; 21 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; brother William Hunkler(Cecily) of Gilbert AZ. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00pm Monday, December 3rd, 2018 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave, Ft. Wayne. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery Ft. Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church roof fund or Visiting Nurse Hospice. To sign the online guest book, visit

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Visitation Date

December 2, 2018

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 05:00 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: December 2, 2018

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

December 3, 2018

Funeral Service Time

01:00 pm

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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