Hannah Josephine Kunkel

April 24, 1978 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 41)


Hannah Josephine Michel-Kunkel
April 24, 1978 ~ June 21, 2019
Hannah Josephine Michel-Kunkel passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Manila, Utah on Friday June 21st 2019. Hannah along with her twin sister were born in Bountiful, Utah on April 24th, 1978. She attending school in Riverton, WY then later in Vernal, UT. In life she married Cody Gerald Kunkel on October 5th , 1998. They together had two children Kayla Ann Kunkel-Mesa and Kelly Crawford Conan Kunkel. Later divorcing she eventually found her love, she had in the end in Tommy Martinez. Throughout Hannah’s life she had the opportunity to work for the state of Montana and attend school for nursing in Colorado. Hannah’s hobbies included camping, reading and music. Most of all Hannah was loved by her family and she in return loved her family deeply. Hannah had a giant heart and will be missed by all those who loved her. Hannah will be remembered for good times and laughs shared.

Hannah is survived by her children Kayla Ann Kunkel-Mesa, Kelly Kunkel, Four sisters Sara Jane Michel, Kenna Lauren Michel, Ivie Mae Gunderson-Phillips, Angela Brooke Gunderson, 5 nieces, 3 nephews.

Hannah is proceeded in death by her parents Annette Smuin of Jensen and Richard Donald Michel of St. George. Brother Roy Clifford Morgan, Grandparents Nora Jane Slaugh-Redfeild and Robert Lyle Smuin.

A memorial service for Hannah will be held on Wednesday June 26th at 2pm to be held at the Searle Pavilion at Ashley Valley Community Park at 500 North 900 West in Vernal City. It was Hannah’s wishes to be cremated, that service has been entrusted to Ashley Valley Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared at

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Memorial Service
June 26, 2019

2:00 PM
Searles Pavilion
500 North 900 West
Vernal, UT 84078

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