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LINCOLN -- Charles Frederick Bunner,
84, of Lincoln, died Saturday, May 29, 2010, at 3 a.m. at Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
His body will be cremated and a memorial service will be
Arrangements are being handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Mr. Bunner retired as a line adjustor for
Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Decatur.
He was an Army combat infantryman during World
War II and served in the Battle of the Bulge.
He was born May 2, 1926, in Lincoln. His parents
were Pearl and Carrie Holtz Bunner. He married
Millie M. Parker on June 6, 1959, in Lincoln, and
she preceded him in death.
He is survived by one son, Michael (and Sandra)
Bunner of Lincoln; one stepson, William Gosda Jr. of
Springfield; one granddaughter, Amanda Dickey of
Decatur; three brothers, Aubrey "John" (and Ellie
Mae) Bunner of Lincoln, Delbert (and Mert) Bunner of
Peoria and Richard Bunner of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one
sister, Mary Ann Castile of Atlanta.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter,
Michelle Dickey, and one brother, Jimmy Bunner.
He was a member of American Legion Post 263, a life
member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 and a
member of Eagles Lodge 2708.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post
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