Connersville native Danny Kunkel, 69, died Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Hickory Creek Healthcare in Connersville.

Danny was born to John and Alvina J. Frey Kunkel on August 12, 1951, in Connersville. Danny was a graduate of Connersville Senior High School graduating with the class of 1970. After graduation, Danny enlisted in the United States Navy proudly serving his country for seven years. Then he became a member of the National Guard. Danny was employed at Trane Assembly in Rushville for nineteen years retiring in 2017. Danny was an active member of St. Gabriel Church. He was an avid bowler, who belonged to several leagues. Danny enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds, IU Basketball, the Indianapolis Colts and playing video games. Danny was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the local AM Vets.