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Jane Patterson Bunker

September 26, 1921 - April 12, 2018

Jane Patterson Bunker, 96, of Springfield, died at 5:19am on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Bickford Senior Living. She was born on September 26, 1921 in Springfield to Ray L. and Neta (Rowland) Patterson. She married Frank L. Bunker, Jr. on June 8, 1967 and he preceded her in death on November 18, 1999.

Survivors include one cousin, George Dyson of Springfield; three second-cousins, Robert (Carol) Dyson of Springfield, Judy Lancaster of Taylorville, and Kirk (Mary) Dyson of Springfield; and several other cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Jane was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church. She was a member of United Methodist Women and attended Illinois Business College.

Jane is a lifelong resident of lived in Springfield and retired in 1972 from International Harvester after twenty one years of service as a secretary. She then worked at Laketown Book and Card Shop.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the care given by the staff of Bickford Senior Living and Harbor Light Hospice.

Celebration of Life: 2 pm, Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Laurel United Methodist Church with Reverend Dr. Kent Lolling officiating. A private burial will be held at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Laurel United Methodist Church.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 02:00 pm

Laurel United Methodist Church


631 S Grand Ave W
Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 525-1866 Map

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Laurel United Methodist Church.

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