Obit: Bunkelman, Marcella M. (1914 - 2003)

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Surnames: BUNKELMAN DAWSON COON VON SCHRADER HOFFMAN STAHNKE ROSE KLIMPKE JONES

----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 05/14/2003

Bunkelman, Marcella M. (23 MAY 1914 - 3 MAY 2003)

Marcella Bunkelman, 88, Tomahawk, formerly of the Colby/Abbotsford area, died on Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Willow Creek Elder Care, Tomahawk. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, May 7, at the Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford. The Rev. Carl Swarr officiated. Burial was in the Milan Public Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mark von Schrader, Mike von Schrader, Lloyd Bunkelman, James Bunkelman, Larry Hoffman and Wayne Larocque.

Marcella M. Dawson was born on May 23, 1914, to Sidney and Flora (nee Coon) Dawson. She married Elmer Bunkelman on May 6, 1930. They farmed in Milan and she was a homemaker. She resided in Abbotsford and later moved to Midget City Apartments, Colby. She lived in Tomahawk for the last five months.

Survivors include two children, Vera (Francis) von Schrader, Tomahawk, and Lyle Bunkelman, Colby; eight grandchildren, Julie (Chris) Winger, Joe (Dawn) von Schrader, Mark (Mindy) von Schrader, Mike von Schrader, John von Schrader, Roger Bunkelman, Richard Bunkelman and Larry Bunkelman;

19 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Marian Hoffman, Athens, Arlene Stahnke, Goodrich, Shirley Rose, Unity, Winifred Klimpke, Spencer, and Darlene Jones, River Falls; three brothers, Martin Dawson, Milwaukee, Elmer Dawson, Marathon, and Lawrence "Bill" Dawson, Milwaukee; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Elmer, on July 8, 1967; one sister, Lillian Frahm; and two brothers, Thomas Dawson and Raymond Dawson.

Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

 


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