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Iva L. Bunch

BAXTER - Iva Lou Bunch, 81, of Baxter, died on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Woodland Good Samaritan Village. Memorial service for Iva will be held at Woodland Good Samaritan Village, 100 Building Chapel, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at 1:30 p.m.

Iva was born on May 31, 1929, in Marceline, Mo., to Albert and Ethel (Ridgeway) Frazier. Iva married Bill Bunch on Dec. 10, 1949, in Marceline, Mo. They lived in the Minneapolis area but enjoyed spending their weekends in the Brainerd area from 1978 to 1991. In 1991 they moved full time to the Brainerd lakes area, but still enjoyed spending their winters in warmer climates. Iva was a member of the Nisswa Women's Club and she enjoyed golf, flowers and sewing.

Iva will be sadly missed by her husband, Bill; children, Bruce and Becky; sister, Dorothy Downing; grandson, Joshua; and a great-granddaughter, Chelsea. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles and Fred; sister, Louise; brother-in-law, George and his wife, Evelyn; sister-in-law, Hannah and her husband, James Adair; brother-in-law, Bob Downing. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Special Olympics. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.