MOUNT VERNON — A funeral service for Wanda Berg, 85, of Mount Vernon will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, with the Rev. Marvin Haught officiating. Burial will follow in Homer Cemetery.
Wanda died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at her residence. She was born June 19, 1920, in Homer to Ray and Chlora (Painter) Melick. She attended Homer Presbyterian Church and retired from Knox County Social Services.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth (Kathy) Berg of Mount Vernon; daughter, Sandra (Paul) Webb of Mansfield; grandchildren, Paul (Michele) Webb, Andrea (Steve) Cook, both of Mansfield, Krystal (Mike) Mitchell and Leann Berg, both of Mount Vernon; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Wilma Garrison of Newark.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Berg, who died Jan. 12, 2005.
Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Walter D. Bunnell
OKLAHOMA CITY — Walter Dean Bunnell, 79, passed away Sept. 23, 2005, at his home in Oklahoma City, Okla.
One of 12 children born to Noah Forest and Ethel Belle (Hite) Bunnell, Walter was born Jan. 11, 1926, in Marengo. Walter proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy for four years and there he learned his life trade of machinery. On Aug. 14, 1954, Walter married Barbara Ann Goble and together they shared 51 wonderful years of marriage and raising their three children, Forest, Dean and Faith. A skilled machinist, Walter worked numerous years for North American Aviation in Columbus; Lampco Industries in El Cojan, Calif.; and ATI Industries in Escondido, Calif. Walter’s passion, though, was his calling to preach the Word of God. He was a self-supporting Gospel preacher for the Church of Christ for more than 54 years. He began his ministry in Ohio and his spiritual journey through life led him to also preach in West Virginia, Virginia, California, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Walter positively influenced many lives with his ministry and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
His memory will be lovingly cherished by his wife, Barbara Ann of the home; sons, Forest and Dean Bunnell of Oklahoma City, Okla.; daughter, Faith Kirk of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a grandson, Michael Bunnell and his wife, Melody, and their daughter, Mikayla Katherine Bunnell of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two granddaughters, Ashley Bunnell and Brytni Howard, both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; his only living sibling, his brother, Glenn Otis Bunnell of Sarasota, Fla.
Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. Graveside service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, with military graveside service conducted by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
This obituary and guest registry may be viewed at www.synderfuneralhomes.com.
James H. Perkins Memorial Notice
CROSS JUNCTION, Va. — A memorial service for James H. “Jim” Perkins will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wynkoop Airport. Friends and family are invited to attend.
Mr. Perkins, 68, of Cross Junction, Va., died Aug. 28, 2005, at Winchester Medical Center.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Jim Perkins Youth Aviation Scholarship Fund, c/o Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 1031, 491 Airport Road, Winchester, VA 22602.
Dr. Gerald Tschudi
MOUNT GILEAD — Dr. Gerald L. Tschudi, 69, of Mount Gilead died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at Morrow County Hospital.
He was born June 28, 1936, in Dayton to the late Francis and Gladys I. (Corwin) Tschudi. He was a graduate of Randolph Township, now Northmont High School in 1954, a two-time graduate of Miami University and in 2003 he fulfilled his lifelong dream by receiving his doctorate from Northwestern University.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Joy (Finck); four children, Janae Tschudi-Evatt, Jefre Tschudi, Jennifer Simpson and Jonathan Tschudi; six grandchildren and expected twins; and a brother, Paul Tschudi.
Friends may call today from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Craven Funeral Home, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead, and one hour prior to the funeral services, which will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 75 E. High St., Mount Gilead. The Rev. Bruce Hartley will officiate. Burial will follow in Rivercliff Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity United Methodist Church or The Salvation Army, Morrow County Camp. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.