Doris Jean Kunkel Daniel, 89, Evansville

Doris Jean Kunkel Daniel, 89, of Evansville passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Baptist Healthcare Louisville.

She was born December 3, 1930 in Jasper, IN to Claude Kunkel and Marie Schneider Kunkel.

Doris graduated from Jasper High School and received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Indiana State University. She was a teacher for 48 years until her retirement in 2000.

Doris was a Catholic by faith and served as a Eucharistic Minister. She was an advisor to Chi Omega Chapter at UE for 50 years and a city spelling bee judge for many years.

Doris enjoyed St. Louis Cardinals baseball; cross stitching, walking and exercise and was an avid reader.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Alfred Daniel and two brothers, Don and Jerry Kunkel.

Doris is survived by her children, Therese Daniel, Michael Daniel (Lisa), Angela Daniel, Gabrielle Minar and Ceci Hume (Clay); 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Doris Jean’s life will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. CST at Water Tower Pointe (behind Red Poppy), 4910 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714.

Memorial gifts in the form of contributions may be made to the Doris J. Daniel Endowment Fund Supporting the English Department at St. Benedict School (www.catholicindiana.org/funds’413E).




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