Shirley Dunkel

Obituary of Shirley Fay Dunkel

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Shirley F. Dunkel, 76, of LaGrange, IN passed away on Monday, August 14, 2023 at her home surrounded by family.  She was born on April 6, 1947 at the family farm in rural Winamac, IN.  Shirley attended Pulaski Grade/High School.  On September 3, 1988, she married James A. Dunkel in LaGrange.  She worked at Ohio Table Pad Co. in LaGrange for many years until retirement.  Shirley enjoyed reading, going on walks, and spending time with her family.  She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.


She is survived by:

James A. “Jim” Dunkel, LaGrange, IN Husband

Brian K. “Keithy” Jones, Topeka, IN Son

Leslie M. Williams-Lettsome, Oceanside, CA Daughter

Bryce A. Jones, Grandson

Brandon A. Jones, Grandson

Bailey E. Jones, Grandson

Kaitlyn C. (Daniel) Arseneau, Granddaughter

Casey N. (Patrick McBarnes) Williams, Granddaughter

Timothy D. Williams, Grandson

3 Great Grandchildren: Braxton, Mia, and Parker

Lovilla June Tetzloff, Howe, IN Sister

Leroy (Maggie) Stout, Star City, IN Brother

Carol Pinks, Winamac, IN Sister

Mark (Sherry) Stout, Star City, IN Brother

Devon Stout, Star City, IN Brother

Carol Stout, Sister-in-law

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Berl L. and Fern Fay [Roberts] Stout, Parents

Leslie E. Jones, Former Husband

Michael E. Jones, Son

Arnold Levon Stout, Brother

Darlene Kay (Charles, Jr.) Johns, Sister

Ruth Elaine (Bill) Oliver, Sister

Lowell Thomas Stout, Brother

Roberta Jo (Donald, Sr.) Johns, Sister

George Burley (Edris) Stout, Brother

Hugh Tetzloff, Brother-in-law

Charles Pinks, Brother-in-law

Bonnie Stout, Sister-in-law

Doug Stout, Nephew


Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Friday, August 18, 2023 at Frain Mortuary (305 E. Main St. Winamac, IN 46996).

Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM EDT Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Bell Center Bible Church (11971 E. SR 16 Burnettsville, IN 47926) with Pastor Ed Roller officiating. 

Burial will take place at Koster Cemetery in Francesville, IN. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online Tributes may be offered at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.




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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 18, 2023
Frain Mortuary
305 E. Main St.
Winamac, Indiana, United States

Funeral Services

1:00 pm
Saturday, August 19, 2023
Bell Center Bible Church
11971 E. SR 16
Burnettsville, Indiana, United States


Koster Cemetery in Francesville, IN
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Shirley Dunkel

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1947 - 2023

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