Brian Bunge

Brian E. Bunge

Brian E. Bunge, 49, of Howards Grove, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013 at St. Nicholas Hospital. Brian was born July 17, 1964 in Sheboygan to the late Edgar and Jeanette (Gierke) Bunge. On September 31, 1988 he married the former Debra Housey in Sheboygan. He was employed by Vollrath Engineering close to 15 years. Brian enjoyed fishing, golfing and bowling. He also enjoyed going to the Brewer games and spending time with his dogs, Reeses, Travis and Hercules.

In addition to his wife, Debra, he is survived by three sons, Brad, Andrew (fiancée Whitney) and Matthew; one daughter, Stephanie; two sisters, Mary (Dennis) Beauvais and Donna Dehne; one brother, Bruce (Betty) Bunge; stepmother, Arlyle Bunge; one step-sister, Vicky (Lee) Wallander; one step-brother, Rodney Arnhoelter (special friend, Rena) and one step-sister-in-law, Julie (Ken) Wolf. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Lawrence Housey and step-brother-in-law, Charles Arnhoelter.

A memorial service for Brian will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Zimmer's Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center, (Hwy 42 & JJ, Howards Grove) with the Rev. DuWayne Hanke officiating. Friends may call on Monday at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Brian's name.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of St. Nicholas Hospital ICU, Chaplain Kathy Reid and Dr. Swen.

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Funeral Home

Zimmer Westview Funeral & Crematory Care Center
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan, WI 53081

Published in Sheboygan Press on Aug. 17, 2013