David C. Bunker, Vanderbilt, passed away quietly in his sleep on Saturday, September 16, 2017 with his loving wife by his side.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rita Bunker (Goosen); children James (Cathy) Bunker of Vanderbilt, Marycatherine (William) Washburn of Vanderbilt, Daniel (Donna) Bunker of Vanderbilt, Rosanne (Alvin) Sitkiewicz of Vanderbilt, Annmarie (James) Sitkiewicz of Midland, Diana (Marvin) Weber of Vanderbilt, David (Tina) Bunker of Vanderbilt, Idamary Smith of Vanderbilt; and daughter-in-law Elaine Bunker of Gaylord; siblings Mick (Linda) Bunker of Wolverine, Roger (Denise) Bunker of Indian River, and Netty Bunker of Millersberg; sisters-in-law Dee Bunker of Indian River, Jenny Bunker of Wolverine, Eloise Bunker of Indian River, as well as 33 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by parents Lina and Albie Bunker; siblings Duane, Jim, Gail, Clarance, Keith, Gary, Joyce, and Betty; and children Maryrita and Thomas Bunker.
Services will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 11am at Holy Redeemer Church in Vanderbilt. Visitation will be held at Nelson Funeral Home on Friday, September 22 from 3 to 8pm with a Rosary Service at 7pm, and on Saturday, September 23 from 10am until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future designation or to Holy Redeemer Church in Vanderbilt. Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49735.