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Dorothy Kunkel Kibbey

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Dorothy Kunkel Kibbey Obituary
Dorothy Kunkel Kibbey February 25, 1920 - September 5, 2018 Escondido The Grand Matriarch of our family, Dorothy, passed away on September 5th, at the age of 98. Dorothy was born in Norwich, Connecticut, as an identical twin with her sister Virginia. At the age of 13 the family relocated to California.Dorothy and her twin graduated from Ramona High School. In 1938, both twins married. Dorothy married Willis Kunkel. They owned a turkey ranch in Ramona. Eventually, they moved to Escondido, which became their home for the rest of their lives. Dorothy was employed by the Graybill Medical Group for 35 years. After the death of Willis, Dorothy married Al Kibbey.Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Willis Kunkel and Al Kibbey; twin sister, Virginia Posik Hughes; granddaughter, Teri Haughey Kuhlman; sons-in-law, Michael Burke and Richard Haughey. She is survived by her four children, Carolyn Burke, Ronald Kunkel (Shirley), Marolyn Haughey-Cox (Allen) and Jerry Kunkel (Sandra). She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.A memorial service and reception will be held on Saturday, October 20, at 2:30 pm at the Escondido Seventh-day Adventist church, 1305 Deodar Rd.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Sept. 16, 2018
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