June 28, 1925 - June 14, 2017
Funeral services for Melvin Paul Kunefke, age 91, of Dixon, Missouri, formerly of Gore Springs, are at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Gore Springs.
Visitation is Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Melvin died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at his home.
He was born on June 28, 1925 in Hampshire, Texas and was the son of the late Luke Henry Kunefke and Emily Hargrave Kunefke.
Melvin was a rice farmer. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Candice Louise Kunefke; two sons, Melvin Luke Kunefke and Timothy Paul Kunefke; and several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline Gant Kunefke of Dixon, Missouri; three sons, David Kunefke and his wife, Gail, of Dixon, Missouri, Billy Kunefke and his wife, Stephanie, of Benton, Missouri, and Larry Kunefke of Dixon, Missouri; one brother, Raymond Kunefke of Winnie, Texas; sixteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.