Christian A. Bunk
Christian A. Bunk, 81, of Renwick passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Kanawha Community Home.
Funeral services for Christian Bunk will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Renwick Baptist Church, 108 South Montgomery Street in Renwick, with Reverend David Smith officiating. Burial will be held in the Wright Christian Reformed Church Cemetery in rural Kanawha.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Christian Abner Bunk was born in Renwick on April 17, 1936 to Lucas and Dora (Pogge) Bunk. He was raised northeast of Renwick where he helped his father farm until he retired. Chris, then, took over the farming operation.
Christian met his wife Marie Eekhoff and the two were married at the Kanawha Christian Reformed Church on December 27, 1975.
He loved his family as well as attending and supporting them with their activities. He also loved farming and raising animals; he was a farmer through and through.
Chris worked for the ASCS office measuring conservation land for farmers to many years. He also served on the Board of Boone Valley Electric Company for many years and was very involved in the church where he served on the board and taught Sunday School.
Christian is survived by his wife Marie of Renwick, Iowa; children Samuel Bunk of Klemme, Iowa, and Lisa (Joshua) Moore and their son Ethan of Pearland, Texas; sister Alice Heitland of Thornton, Iowa; sisters-in-law Edna Peterson of Kanawha, Iowa, Ella Josten of Ventura, Iowa, Esther (Ray) Helps of Garner, Iowa, Ida Eekhoff of Kanawha, Iowa, Lois (Doug) Ward of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Christian is preceded in death by his parents; sister Maxine Fischer; brothers-in-law Roger Heitland, Bill Fischer, Don Eliason, Don Engh, Dorance Baack, and Calvin Josten; and sisters-in-law Vi Eliason, Mildred Engh, and Janet Baack.