FRED W BUNKER 52, and a native of Stephenson County, passed away at the family home, 740 South Float Avenue, Freeport at 9.40 o' clock Sunday night. Death came after an illness extending over the past eighteen months. Mr. Bunker was born at Lena, Ill, on June 2, 1877, and spent his early boyhood in that vicinity, later moving to Freeport. He was united in marriage to Margaret Lapp, who survives. there are also three children, Mrs Mabel Van Epps, Roland Bunker and Mrs Maude Meyers all of Freeport. Two grandchildren also survive. Evelyn Bunker and Robert Van Epps, both of Freeport. The following sisters and brothers are also left, Mrs John Hart, Freeport, Mrs Carl Richards, Eleroy, Hiram and Louis Bunker, Los Angeles, Cal., Roy Bunker, Waterbury Conn. Mr Bunker had been interested in the Johnson High Test Oil Company station on S. Galena avenue and previously had been a traveling salesman for a period of seventeen years. He was a member of the English Lutheran Church as was af with the Odd Fellows, u.c.t and m.w.a.
Submitted by: PBY370@aol.com on 10 Aug 2000