BUNGER, Menno C. 1881-1962
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Date: 6/22/2014 at 16:44:18
Menno C. Bunger Dies In Nursing Home In Waterloo
Funeral services for Menno C. Bunger were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the home and later at the Wellsburg Reformed church with Rev. George C. Poppen in charge. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Casket bearers were C. A. Bunger, C. H. Bunger, C. C. Nederhoff, C. J. Nederhoff, Lambert A. Bunger, and T. H. Bunger.
Special music for the service was provided by the men's quartet of the church consisting of Elmer Finke, Irwin Abels, Harold Lindaman and Eugene Ruter. Organist was Miss Marcella Neessen.
Flower attendants were Mrs. Margaret Lindaman and Mrs. John Heinrich.
Menne C. Bunger passed away at the Woodlawn Convalescent Home in Waterloo on April 7, at 8 p.m. due to complications of age. He had been taken to the Allen Memorial hospital in Waterloo on March 14 and transferred to the Woodlawn Home on March 28.
Mr. Bunger was born on June 10, 1881 on a farm southwest of Wellsburg in Grundy county. He thus reached the age of 80 years, 9 months and 27 days. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Coert Bunger.
On February 28, 1905 he was married to Jennie Nederhoff and together they lived on a farm east of Wellsburg until 1937 when they retired and moved to Wellsburg. To this family were born two daughters, Tillie, Mrs. Andrew Ohling, and Grace, Mrs. Herman Stahl. This couple celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on February 28, 1955.
Mr. Bunger was a long time member of the Wellsburg Reformed church. He made confession of his faith on March 3, 1912. He served his Lord being on the consistory of the Wellsburg Reformed church for 14 years.
Those who preceded him in death were his parents, four brothers, a twin brother Kuno who died in infancy, Lambert, Aldrich, and Harm all of Wellsburg; two sisters, Etje, Mrs. Carl O. Nederhoff, Hendricka, Mrs. Menne Bakker, and one great-grandchild.
Those who mourn his passing are his beloved wife, Jennie; two daughters, Tillie, Mrs. Andrew Ohling, Grace, Mrs. Herman Stahl; two brothers, John C. and Tielko K. Bunger and one sister Cuna, Mrs. J. O. Nederhoff, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 April 1962, pg 16
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