Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Husband of Vera Elizabeth Kemnetz
GIBSON CITY — Donald A. Bunting, 68, of Gibson City died at 6:10 p.m. Friday (April 9, 2010) at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City, with the Rev. Kevin Boesen officiating. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City, with military rites by the Lee Lowery American Legion Post 568.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Bunting was born Jan. 7, 1942, in Paxton, a son of Alfred and Anna Mae Brucker Bunting. He married Vera Elizabeth Kemnetz on Nov. 19, 1977, in Chatsworth. She survives in Gibson City. Also surviving is a son, Zach (Ariel Denny) Bunting of Gibson City; a granddaughter, Bailey Bunting; and his two special dogs, Clem and Mercy.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Don served in the National Guard for three years. He had worked at M & W Gear Co. and doing cement work for Adolph Schneider, then later was a full-time farmer. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Gibson City, the Gibson City American Legion and the Elliott AMVETS.
He deeply enjoyed spending time with his new and only granddaughter, and reading the newspaper and farm magazines. Memorials may be made to the Gibson Area Hospital, Elliott Fire Department or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Posted in Obituaries on Sunday, April 11, 2010 12:00 am