Nellie Kunzeman

Nellie Kunzeman

1930 - 2017

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Obituary of Nellie Kunzeman

 

 

    Nellie J. Kunzeman, 86, of Jacksonville died on Monday afternoon June 5, 2017 at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jacksonville.

    Born in Virginia, IL on Oct. 24, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Nellie (Harding) Shafer.   She married Dale M. Kunzeman on Aug. 1, 1954 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1994.   Surviving are her children:  Barbara (Rod) Nicholson of Jacksonville, Bonna Kunzeman of Lake Mary, FL, Bryon (Dana) Kunzeman of Deltona, FL, Ardell (companion Alina Beach) Kunzeman of Deltona, FL, Weldon (Christina) Kunzeman of Juneau, WI,  Annette (Joseph) Kunzeman-Watkins of Auburn, Janette (Greg) Sparks of Deltona, FL, 11 grandchildren:Luke Nicholson, Isaac Nicholson, Valerie Nicholson, Dale Cowick, Colton Kunzeman, Derrick Bertman, Cale Kunzeman, Kendra Kunzeman, Kayla Garber, Kalib Grissom, Kimberly Grissom, and 8 great grandchildren:Grace Nicholson, Drake Nicholson, Tyson Nicholson, Tia Jackson, Bodie Jackson, Nora Jackson,  Jace Colon, Addison Colon, 2 sisters: Mary Smith of Winchester, Leona Meyers of White Hall and a brother : Bobby (Vera) Shafer of Winchester.   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 6 siblings: Lucille Ford, Lillian Hamilton, Sterling, Jim, Ralph and Joyce Shafer.

    Nellie was a longtime LPN and worked many years at Boyd Memorial Hospital and later as a Home Health Aid.  She was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton.

    Visitation will be from 5-8 P.M. on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton.  Funeral services will be held on Friday June 9, 2017 at 10 A.M.  at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton with burial to follow at Eldred Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Memorials donations may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Condolences may be left online at:  www.airsman-hires.com. 

Thursday
8
June
Visitation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Airsman-Hires Funeral Home - Carrollton
108 North Fifth Street
Carrollton, Illinois, United States
217-942-6818
Friday
9
June
Funeral Service
10:00 am - 10:40 am
Friday, June 9, 2017
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
208 7th St.
Carrollton, Illinois, United States
Friday
9
June
Burial Service
11:00 am - 11:10 am
Friday, June 9, 2017
Eldred Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Rt. 108 West
Eldred, Illinois, United States