Melvin John Bunkers

b. 20 June 1919, d. 13 February 2008
Melvin Bunkers
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Parents

FatherJohn Emil Bunkers b. 27 Jun 1894, d. 13 Jan 1959
MotherLeona Full b. 6 Mar 1893, d. 20 Jun 1969
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Herman Theodore Bunkers
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Herman Theodore Bunkers
In Family LineBunkers

Information

Birth20 Jun 1919 Melvin John Bunkers was born on 20 Jun 1919 in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota. 
1920 Census
(with Parents)
6 Feb 1920 Melvin appeared in the 1920 Federal Census of Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, as Melvin Bunkers, in the household of his parents, Leona and John Emil Bunkers. He is a single white male, age 7/12. Son of head of household. He was born in South Dakota. His mother and father were born in Iowa. He has no occupation. 
1930 Census
(with Parents)
1930 Melvin appeared in the 1930 Federal Census of Dell Rapids Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, as Melvin Bunkers, in the household of his parents, Leona and John Emil Bunkers. He is a single white male, age 11. Son of head of household. He attended school since Sept. 1, 1929. He can read and write. He was born in South Dakota. His mother and father were born in Iowa. He can speak English. He has no occupation. 
Military (Begin)Aug 1942 Melvin John Bunkers began military service in Aug 1942 when he joined the Army and served in the European Theater of Operations. 
MiscFeb 1944  In Feb 1944 Melvin John Bunkers was wounded in Italy and received the Purple Heart. 
Marriage18 Jul 1944 He and Geneva Celeste Baumberger, daughter of Jacob Robert Baumberger and Alice Catherine Huntimer, were married on 18 Jul 1944 in St. Joseph's Church, Huntimer, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.
Military (End)Aug 1944 Melvin John Bunkers ended military service in Aug 1944. 
Address  Melvin John Bunkers and Geneva Celeste Baumberger lived 912 N. Vermont, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota. 
Death13 Feb 2008 Melvin John Bunkers died on 13 Feb 2008 in Avera McKennan Dougherty Hospice Cottage, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, at age 88.
Burialafter 13 Feb 2008 He was buried after 13 Feb 2008 in Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery, located in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.

Children of Melvin John Bunkers and Geneva Celeste Baumberger

6 known children of Melvin John Bunkers and Geneva Celeste Baumberger may still be living.