BUNGER, Jennie 1883-1969
BUNGER, NEDERHOFF, MEESTER
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Date: 6/21/2014 at 08:14:03
Funeral Wednes. At Ref. Church For Jennie Bunger
Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Bunger were held at 1 p.m. this Wednesday at the Doyen Funeral Home and at 1:30 at the Wellsburg Reformed Church, followed by burial in the church cemetery.
Rev. Gideon Wolbrink officiated at the service.
Special music were provided by vocalists Mrs. Douglas Geerdes and Mrs. Robert Valentine, and organist, Mrs. Harold Lindaman. Mrs. Bernard Stahl and Mrs. Davida Meyer were flower attendants.
Casket bearers were Edward R. Harms, Marvin Stahl, Jon Santee, Roger Swenson, Roger Eilderts and John Heinrich.
Mrs. Bunger, 86, died at 3 p.m. Sunday at Grundy County Memorial Hospital due to complications of a stroke. She had been a patient at the hospital one day.
She was born on a farm in Shiloh Township, Grundy County, southwest of Wellsburg on July 15, 1883, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Nederhoff (nee Gretja Meester). She received her education in the rural school in the area.
On February 28, 1905, she was married to Menno C. Bunger and together they lived on a farm east of Wellsburg. In August of 1937 they retired and moved to Wellsburg. To this family were born two daughters: (Tillie), Mrs. Andrew Ohling and (Grace), Mrs. Herman Stahl. They were privileged to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Feb. 28, 1955 with their family and friends. Mr. Bunger passed away April 7, 1962.
Mrs. Bunger was a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church having been received by letter of transfer of membership from the First Christian Reformed Church on March 10, 1912. She also was a longtime member of the Ladies Aid Society of the church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 sisters and 4 brothers.
Those left to mourn her passing are 2 daughters (Tillie), Mrs. Andrew Ohling of Wellsburg, (Grace), Mrs. Herman Stahl of Wellsburg, 1 sister, Mrs. Antje Bunger of Wellsburg, 1 brother, O. O. Nederhoff of Wellsburg, 5 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 9 October 1969, pg 9
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