Rhoda S. Kunkel, 76, Horst Group accountant, enjoyed walking, spending time with family

By on March 6, 2019

Rhoda S. Kunkel, 76, of Manheim, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community, Manheim.

Born in New Holland, she was the daughter of the late Titus and Edna Sauder Martin.

Rhoda retired as an accountant for The Horst Group, Inc., Lancaster. She was a member of Landisville Mennonite Church. She enjoyed time with her family, grandchildren, friends, Share Group, and Sunday school class. Her other interests included cooking, flower gardening, and neighborhood walks.

Surviving is a daughter: Kristina, wife of Tim Wilson of Manheim: four grandchildren: Tyler, Logan, Annika, and Zariah; and three siblings: Ben, husband of Mary Steffy; Phebe, wife of Don Good; Esther, wife of Charles Lefever; two sisters-in-law: Peggy Redcay Martin and Betsy Weber Martin Brackbill; and cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five siblings: Mark and Isaac Martin, Elizabeth “Betty” Martin, Mary Alice Martin, and Naomi Martin Diffenbach; and her sister-in-law: Ruth Martin.

The family would like to sincerely thank the dedicated staff at Mount Hope for their tender care for Rhoda. The loving interactions are remembered with highest regard.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Rhoda’s life celebration service at Landisville Mennonite Church, 3320 Bowman Road, Landisville, on Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m., with a family visitation following. There will also be informal visitation with the family at the church on March 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rhoda’s memory may be made to Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community, 3026 Mount Hope Home Road, Manheim, PA 17545.

To place a condolence online, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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