Marvin Irl Bunch

Obituary Notice

Mr. Marvin I. Bunch entered into eternal rest on August 22, 2005 after a brief illness.  He was a resident of Presbyterian Village.  Mr. Bunch was born in Pierre, SD in 1914. 

He transferred to Arkansas in the 1940’s while enlisted in the U.S. Army.  He met and married the former Thelma Finne in 1946.  She preceded him in death.  He was an active member of the First Christian Church of Little Rock for many years.  Mr. Bunch retired from the Arkansas Highway Department.  He was a Mason and a member of the Western Star Lodge. 

He is survived by his only daughter, Dana Bunch Edelmann, her husband, Mike, and three granddaughters, Laura, Carrie and Erin, all of San Antonio, TX. 

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Mary Ann Grabiel, her daughter Joann and Frank and Evelyn Baughtman for their love and support of Marvin. 

A graveside funeral service will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the First Christian Church or a favorite charity.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-7:00p.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church. 

Arrangements are by Ruebel Funeral Home.  



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  • Dana, I am sorry about your Dad. I was going to try and come to the gathering on Wed but was unable to. I was just thinking about you the other day and then saw about your father.
    Kathy Dailey Hightower
    Little Rock, Arkansas