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Nancy A. Bunger

Nancy Ann Bunger, 85, Ashton, died on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 at KSB Hospital, Dixon.

She was born Nov. 21, 1929 in Sublette, the daughter of Claude and Mary Francis (Wilson) Horton.  

She graduated from Dixon High School in the Class of 1947. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with her teaching certificate.  

Nancy married Milford G. Bunger on Sept. 27, 1952 in Galena.  

She was a elementary school teacher in Rock Falls at the Thome School, and she also taught at the Lincoln School in Dixon.  

Nancy was a member of the Lighthouse United Methodist Church and the UMW of the church.  

She was also a member of the P.E.O. Chapter IU of Oregon for 63 years and a member of the Teacher’s Association.  

She loved gardening, flowers, and bird-watching.  

She was a former Girl Scout leader.  

She enjoyed spending her summers at Bay Lake in Minnesota.  

She is survived by her husband, Milford, Ashton, children, Mike (Cindy) Bunger, Oregon, Teresa Bunger, Bartlett, and Matt Bunger, Williamsville; son-in-law, Mike Andreas, Maryville; four grandchildren, Bryan (Carrie) Andreas, Janna (Dan) Pettus, Brent (Jennifer) Bunger, and Brandon Bunger; four great-grandchildren, Amira, Jax, Gia, and Kai; sister, Julie (Chuck) Hage, Dixon; and several nieces and nephews.  

Nancy was predeceased by her parents and daughter, Susan Lynn Andreas.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 24 at 11:30 a.m. at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St. Oregon, with the Rev. David Rogula officiating.  

Burial will be in Lighthouse Cemetery.  

Visitation will be prior to the service on Monday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.  

A memorial fund has established for the Lighthouse United Methodist Church or the P.E.O. Chapter IU.  

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