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Information for Vernee Leon Bunnell
25 September, 1909 19 July, 1975
and
Edna Montez Stears Bunnell
11 January, 1912 - 19 July, 1975
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
July, 1975
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo



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Vernee L. Bunnell
Edna M. Bunnell

     NAMPA Funeral services for Vernee Leon Bunnell, 65, and his wife, Edna Montez Bunnell, 63, 1320 W. Flamingo, who died Saturday of injuries received in an automobile-train collision near Nampa, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
     Bishop Arlen H. Benjamin of the Nampa Fourth Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will officiate.  Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
     Mr. Bunnell was born Sept. 25, 1909 at Provo, Utah, and was reared there.  He married Edna Montez Stears at Idaho Falls and the marriage was sealed in the LDS
Temple at Salt Lake City Oct. 25, 1931.  They resided at Idaho Falls, Burley, and at Las Vegas, and have lived in Nampa for the pastfive years.  He was an elder in the LDS Church and served a mission to Australia.  They were both avid golfers.
     He is survived by one son, Terrie Leon Bunnell, Mesa, Ariz.; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Dolores Edna) Reynolds, Idaho Falls; two half-brothers, Max Williams and Earl Williams, both of Provo, Utah; two half-sisters; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
     Mrs. Bunnell was born Jan. 11, 1912 at Goshen, Idaho, and was reared there and at Idaho Falls.  In addition to their children and grandchildren, she is also survived by three brothers, Elven Stears, Shelley, Idaho, Len Stears, Nampa, and Rue Stears, Idaho Falls.