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Delmar Bunker

December 23, 1933 — June 22, 2015

Longtime Sherman County, Kansas resident Delmar Lee Bunker, 81, died Monday, June 22, 2015, in Goodland at Good Samaritan Society—Sherman County.
He was born December 23, 1933, at Wilson, Kansas, the son of Caroline (Kaufman) and William Bunker.  He attended schools in the Wilson School District.  From September 28, 1951 through September 27, 1954, he served his country in the United States Army.
On November 17, 1956, he and Janice Townsend were married at Wilson, and they made their home in Sherman County.  He had retired from his work as manager of Western Seed and Supply in Ruleton.  His memberships included Emmanuel Lutheran Church; Veterans of Foreign Wars—Lowell Coleman Post 1133; and Elks Lodge 1528, all of Goodland; American Legion Post 303 of Paxton, NE.

Preceding him in death were his wife of thirty years Janice K. (Townsend) Bunker, who died August 6, 1986; his parents; special friend of twenty years Geraldine Bartlett; sister Ellen (Bunker) Betz; and brothers Dale Bunker, Donald Bunker, Duane Bunker, and Dennis Bunker.
Surviving family includes children Jenny Boone, her husband Rex, and their children James Whitehouse, Stephen (Anna) Whitehouse, Kate Boone, Samantha Boone of Westminster, CO; Joel Bunker and his wife Mary of Sharon Springs;  Tod Bunker,  his wife Pamela, and their children Katie Bunker, Kylie (Chris) Freed, Kristopher (McKenzie) Bunker of Arvada, CO; Pamola Waugh, her husband Tom, and their children Sadie Waugh, Marlee Waugh, Wade Waugh of Paxton, NE; step-daughter Shirley Lowry, her husband Rich, and their daughter Lori Holt; eight great-grandchildren Dylan, Evan, and Aubree Freed; Madelyn Whitehouse; and Josh, Dylan, Skyler, and Jaci Kastor; and brother Dallas Bunker and his wife Jonny  of Calvin, Oklahoma.

The funeral will be Monday, June 29, at 10:00 AM MT, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, with Pastor Darian Hybl officiating.  Burial, with military honors, will follow in the Goodland Cemetery.
Friends may share their respects one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family of Delmar Bunker will be having coffee, tea, and fellowship at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Sunday, June 28, from 2—4 PM MT.  Please feel free to stop by and visit and share stories.

Memorials may be designated to Veterans of Foreign Wars—Lowell Coleman Post 113, and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland, KS  67735-1555.  Online condolences:
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