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Lois Bunkofske

of Swea City

Main Street Manor
Swea City
2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 3, 2016

(Private Family)
Harrison Township Cemetery
Swea City

Lois Marie (Heidt) Bunkofske, the daughter of Linus and Marie (Roggow) Heidt, was born July 27, 1936, in Estherville, Iowa. She passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at Hawkeye Care Center in Bancroft, Iowa, at the age of 80.

Lois received her education in Spirit Lake, Iowa, and Elmore, Minnesota.

On July 27, 1956, Lois was united in marriage to Darrel Bunkofske in Elmore. The couple had one daughter, Shari, and eventually made their home in Swea City, Iowa where Lois and Darrel farmed together for many years. Lois was both a mom and a homemaker. In her leisure time she enjoyed attending flea markets, collecting antiques, and posting on Facebook. She also enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with her family. She was a member of Open Bible Church in Swea City and the Swea City Historical Society.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Darrel of Swea City; her daughter, Shari Anderson and her husband, Ron of Swea City; grandson, Neal Anderson and his wife, Katherine of Des Moines; granddaughter, Leslie Anderson and Andre Davis of Des Moines and great-grandchildren, Ashley, Erin and Ryan Anderson, Andrew and Alexis Davis; and many nephews and nieces.

She has been preceded in death by her parents; great granddaughter, Rachel Anderson; three brothers, Don, Irwin, and Merlyn Heidt and several nieces and nephews.

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