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Floyd Earl Sill


Mary Carolyn Bunkofske

Birthabt 1932
Aged: 68.3 years

Mary Carolyn Sill -- Wabasha

PostedApr 25, 2000

WABASHA -- A memorial service will be held for Mary Carolyn Sill at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ in Wabasha with the Rev. Marge Mair-Hansen and the Rev. Gary Seaquist of First Baptist Church in Rochester co-officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Wabasha.

Mrs. Sill, 68, of Wabasha, a retired nurses aide and former teacher, died of cancer Monday (April 24, 2000) at her home.

Mary Carolyn Bunkofske was born Aug. 27, 1931, in German Township, north of Titonka, Iowa, attended a country school and graduated from Titonka Consolidated High School and attended Waldorf and Luther colleges. After receiving a degree in teaching, she taught elementary school in Thompson and Algona, Iowa, until her marriage and then in Woden, Iowa, until the birth of her first child. On July 24, 1953, she married Floyd Earl Sill at Ramsey Reformed Church near Titonka. They lived in Burt, Iowa, and a number of Minnesota locations before moving to Wabasha in 1975. Mrs. Sill was a nurses aide at St. Elizabeth's Health Care Center in Wabasha until her retirement in 1996. She was a member of the Wabasha United Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Carol (Darwin) Hovey of New Hampton, Iowa, Cynthia (Michael) Mawdsley of Algona, Iowa, Cathy Rudd of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Cheryl Sill of Zimmerman, Minn.; three sons, Rodney of Eden Prairie, Robert (Jill) of Wabasha and Richard (Holly) of Crystal, Minn.; 14 grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Bunkofske of Titonka, Iowa. A sister preceded her in death.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Abbott Funeral Home in Wabasha and an hour before the service Saturday at the church.

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses

Cynthia Ann 

06/08/1955  MN, Kandiyohi Co  

Cathy Jo 

12/14/1957  MN, Renville Co  

Rodney Earl 

05/11/1959  MN, Renville Co  

Cheryl Kaye 

12/16/1960  MN, Renville Co  
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