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Earl William
Bunkers

Bunkers, Earl W.
Of Franklin, WI. We are celebrating the life and the passage of Earl W. Bunkers to Eternal Life on January 3, 2017, age 82 years. Earl was born to Andrew and Agnes Bunkers in Dell Rapids, SD on January 11, 1934. The forty-year span of Earl’s career included time at Ford Motor Company, JI Case Company(Vice President and CFO), and Mueller Industries(Executive Vice President and CFO). Prior to his career, Earl served two years in the U.S. Army. Earl was known for his dedication to and integrity in the workplace. Earl’s priority was his family. Earl is survived by his wife Mary Anne(Nee Spethmann); his six daughters Anne(Brad) Lanka, Kathy Hausman, Teresa Bunkers(Rick Carbone), Jackie(Steve) Lamberton, Liz(Van) Shields, Chris(Barry) Christenson; twenty-three grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Earl is also survived by eight brothers and sisters and their families and one brother-in-law and his family.

A visitation will take place Monday from 10-11:45AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Faith Community, 9520 W. Forest Home Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12(Noon). Private Inurnment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Earl’s family would like to thank all the caregivers who helped them throughout Earl’s illness. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Southeast Wisconsin Chapter Alzheimer’s Association or Milwaukee Homeless Veteran’s Initiative.

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Alzheimer's Association of SE WI

On behalf of everyone here at the Alzheimer’s Association – thank you so much for thinking of us at this time of loss to your family. Memorials made in Earl’s name will be put to immediate use serving families and supporting research. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tom Hlavacek, Executive Director

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