Obit: Bunnell, Edith (1888 - 1963)


Surnames: Bunnell, Parkhill, Kalepp

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11/14/1963

Bunnell, Edith (3 MAR 1888 - 11 NOV 1963)

Mrs. Edith Bunnell, 75, of Abbotsford, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, at 2:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 1963. She was taken there by ambulance about 1:30 a.m. that same day, after suffering a stroke.

The body lay in state at the Polnaszek Funeral Home at Abbotsford until noon today, Nov. 14, when it will be taken to the First Presbyterian Church at Abbotsford where services will be conducted at 2 p.m.

The pallbearers for the interment to be made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery, will be H.J. Amacher, Frank Brodhagen, Clarence Dolan, Robert Janda, Arthur Kumbier and Nedry Sterling.

Mrs. Bunnell, the former Edith Parkhill, was born March 3, 1888, at Abbotsford. She was educated in the Abbotsford schools. For a number of years she was employed as telephone operator in Abbotsford.

Her marriage to Monroe C. Bunnell, a railroad conductor and brakeman, took place at St. Paul March 19, 1910.

For the first year of their marriage they lived at Abbotsford and then at Stevens Point until 1920, when they came back to Abbotsford and were here for the next 12 years, after which they were transferred back to Stevens Point for seven years. They made their home in Abbotsford permanently after 1939. Mr. Bunnell died Oct. 9, 1949.

Surviving her are three children: Mrs. Harold (Lucille) Kalepp, Abbotsford, Eli Bunnell of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Frederick Bunnell of Los Angeles, Calif. There are eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were three daughters, who died in infancy, her parents and three brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Bunnell was a member of the Frist Presbyterian Church of Abbotsford, the United Presbyterian Women's Association, the Auxiliary to the American Legion, was treasurer of the Abbotsford Women's Club at the time of her death, and was a member of the Women's Benefit Association and the Lady Trainmen of Stevens Point.





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