Gene Bunte, 81

Gene Bunte, age 81, of Hubbard, IA, died on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Hubbard Care Center.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 10, at 10:30 am at Salem United Methodist Church in Hubbard. Gene will be buried at the Hubbard Cemetery.

Friends may call at Salem United Methodist Church in Hubbard, on Sunday, June 9, from 2 to 4 pm.

Memorials may be directed to the family or the Hubbard Care Center, Box 667, Hubbard, IA 50122.

Gene Elmer Bunte was born on September 12, 1931 to Elmer and Elsie (Blome) Bunte.

He graduated from Hubbard High School in 1949. Gene married Joan Beth Van Patter on October 26, 1951. Gene served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. Gene began farming in 1954 on the family farm in Hubbard, IA.

Gene served on the Hubbard School Board, Hubbard Cooperative Board, Central Iowa Mutual Board, Salem United Methodist Church boards and committees and the Hubbard Care Center Building Committee.

Gene is survived by his wife Joan, his three sons Alan (Diane) of Monmouth Beach, NJ; Brent (Pam) of Fort Dodge, IA and Curt (Shirley) of Hubbard; five grandchildren, Aaron; Nicholas; Christina; Jay and Alex Bunte; as well as his sister, Leone Langenberg, of Douglas, Wyoming.

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Boeke Funeral Home of Hubbard is in charge of arrangements.