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Norman W. Gunkel

June 14, 1929 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 91)


Norman W. "Norm" Gunkel, 91, of Fort Wayne, IN formerly of Snow Lake, Fremont, IN, passed away Friday, December 25, 2020 in Fort Wayne.  Born in Fort Wayne, he worked for the Dana Corp. for 35 years.  He was also an avid Bee Keeper and had CB Radio sales and repair business.  Norm was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia "Pat" Gunkel.  She preceded him in death on October 27, 2001.  Surviving are five sons, Robert (Layne), Lawrence (Lynn), both of Snow Lake, Fremont, IN and Kenneth (Carol), Gerald and Leonard all of Fort Wayne; three daughters, Ruth (Ken) Carteaux of Snow Lake, Fremont, IN, Bonita (Jeff) Goeglein of Leo, IN, Lisa (Greg) Swaim of Churubusco, IN; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.  Also surviving is his companion, Holly Tompkins.  Mass of Christian Burial will be private.  To live stream the mass please visit http://<> on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 10:30 am or after.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shiners or St. Jude's Hospital.  Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery.  


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