Yib Kunkel March 27, 1975 February 25, 2013 Yib Kunkel, 37, of State College, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at his home that he shared with his sister, Tricia Kunkel and his mother, Patricia Moyer, both of whom survive him. Born March 27, 1975, in State College, he is also survived by his sister, Amanda Kunkel, of State College; his father, Wilbert Kunkel, of Ventura, Calif.; one nephew, Dillon M. Kunkel; and three great-nephews also from State College and Boalsburg. Yib was a 1996 graduate of State College Area High School and was a member of the first autistic support class in the State College School District. He enjoyed the airport, people, motorcycles, fire trucks, and videos of anything with wheels. His favorite place was at his sister Tricia's, in his recliner, watching tv. Tricia cared for him for the past 15 years. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2013, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 South Atherton Street, State College. Memorial service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the funeral home with the Rev. Edwin Zeiders officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828. Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Mar. 1, 2013