Archive for Thursday, December 12, 2002

Mary E. Bunce


December 12, 2002

No services are planned for Mary Esther Bunce, 82, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Bunce died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Her body is being donated to Kansas University School of Medicine.

She was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Lawrence, the daughter of George and Norma (McCuan) Adams.

She grew up in Lawrence and had lived the last 32 years in Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Bunce married Herbert Hornburger Nov. 10, 1940. They later divorced. She married Ralph Bunce May 23, 1996, in Falls City, Neb. He died Sept. 13, 1996.

Survivors include a son, Darrell Hornburger, Hobbs, N.M.; a daughter, Sylvia Proffitt, Hobbs, N.M.; and two stepsons, William Bunce, Linwood, and Harold Bunce, Lecompton.

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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