Salem News Nov. 30, 1922
Mrs. Clarence Bunker was called to Lowell last week by the death of a little child of her brother, Ted Detrick.
Salem News Jan. 17, 1951
NELLIE HANNAH BUNKER
Nellie Hannah Detrick, daughter of Edward and Salina Detrick, was born near New London, Iowa September 8, 1882 and died at the Memorial hospital, Mt. Pleasant, Friday morning, January 11, 1952 after having had poor health for about three years. She was 69 years, 3 months and 5days old.
She was married to Clarence Bunker, Dec. 31, 1900. To this union one daughter, Leah, who was married to Stacy Lampe, was born. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, two brothers, and two sisters dying in infancy.
Clarence and Nellie Bunker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversarylast year, which was a happy occasion.
Nellie spent most of her life in Henry county. She was always busy with her home duties, but found time to do many acts of kindness to those whom she loved, lending a helping hand whenever she could. She willbe greatly missed by all her lived ones and many friends.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, Clarence Bunker, and her daughter Leah, both of Salem; 2 sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Higgerson, Muscatine, and Mrs. Amie Wilson, Louisville, Kentucky, and one brother Ted Detrick of Lowell, besides several nieces and nephews and many friends.
A very large number of relatives and friends attended the funeral services held in the Congregational church Sunday afternoon. The Rev. Jay N. Waterman officiated and the songs, "Beautiful Isles of Somewhere" and "Ivory Palaces" were sung by Mrs. Grace Kasper accompanied by Mrs. Leah Beery. Bearers were Ollie Kurse, Carl Hummell, Ernie Blair, Verne Glover, Harry Moeller and Maurice Hourihan. Interment was in the Salem Cemetery.
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