Gloria Kunkel, 71, of Alexandria, SD, died Monday, July 12, 2021 at her home in rural Alexandria. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:30 PM Thursday, July 15, at Church of the Epiphany in Epiphany, SD. Burial will be at Holy Three Kings Catholic Cemetery in Epiphany. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, at Church of the Epiphany with a 6:30 PM Scripture Service. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Gloria Jean Kunkel (Hill) was born on July 23rd, 1949 to Phyllis Ross near Emery, SD. Gloria graduated in 1968 from Emery High School.
Gloria married the love of her life, Jim Kunkel, on August 5, 1972 in St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Emery, SD.
Gloria is survived by her daughters, Brenda (Sean) Sosa and Jennifer (Brad) Kunkel, and grandchildren, Alexus, Joshua, Gabriel, and David.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jim and mother, Phyllis.