Zenith E. Bunders, Prairie du Chien, WI (1927-2014)

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Monday, March 17, 2014

September 17, 1927 - March 15, 2014

Zenith E. Bunders, age 86, of Prairie du Chien, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Prairie Maison Healthcare Center in Prairie du Chien, WI. She was born Sept. 17, 1927, in Blue River, WI, the daughter of Walter and Lyndall (Richason) Shaffer. She stayed in Blue River, with her grandparents to graduate with her class and later moved to Prairie du Chien. She married Lyle Bunders on Jan. 17, 1947. Lyle and Zenith traveled all over the world and enjoyed many bus trips each year. She and Lyle were active members of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Chien. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2002.

Zenith is survived by a brother, Calvin Shaffer of Prairie du Chien; and a sister, Janice (Dean) Cornford of Janesville, WI. She had many nieces and nephews that loved her very much. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her brothers, Wayne and Joe Shaffer.

Funeral services will be held privately graveside in the Evergreen Cemetery in Prairie du Chien, WI, with Rev. Joe Irvin officiating. THE GARRITY FUNERAL HOME of Prairie du Chien, is assisting the family. www.garrityfuneralhome.com


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