Albert Phillip  Runkle

Albert Phillip Runkle

Male 1922 - 2013  (91 years)

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  • Name Albert Phillip Runkle  [1
    Born 20 Feb 1922  Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Nov 2013  Rosebud Village of Richmond, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • NEW WESTVILLE - Albert P. Runkle, 91, of New Westville, died Sunday, Nov. 17, at Rosebud Village of Richmond.
      Born Feb. 20, 1922, in Richmond, Indiana, to Albert F. Runkle and Hilda Annette Opp Runkle, he lived most of his life in this area. He graduated at the top of his class from Morton Memorial High School. Albert served in the United States Army during WWII in both the Pacific and European theaters. He was a member of the Richmond Legion Post #65, the Richmond Lions Club, and St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
      Albert worked at an atomic bomb factory in Tennessee during WWII. He later worked as a tool and die maker. Albert also owned a salvage yard and gas station in New Westville. He enjoyed racing and watching westerns on television and pheasant hunting in Nebraska. Albert was a very giving man and was known to have helped many people, putting them before himself. There is simply not enough time or space to mention all that Albert experienced during his life.
      Survivors include his brother, Richard Runkle of Centerville; sister, Magdalena Bowmer of Winchester; step-sisters, Betty Jane Huber and Mary Katherine Baney, both of Muncie; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.
      He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and two sisters.
      Visitation for Albert P.Runkle will be from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Meckley officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard.
      Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society , Wayne County Unit, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, IN 47201.
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I30407  runkle | descendants of Jacob Runkle
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2013 

    Father Albertus F Runkle,   b. 29 Dec 1895, Fort Recovery, Mercer County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1977, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Hilda Annette Opp,   b. 29 Nov 1897, Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1932, Fayette Memorial Hospital, Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1921  Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F12987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S7] Claudia Redmond Riley, Claudia Redmond Riley.

    2. [S43] Obituary.