Frances L. McNeff Bunten

Monday, August 3, 2009

Frances L. McNeff Bunten, 89, of Danville died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009.

She was born Oct. 5, 1919 in Putnam County, the daughter of Tilden and Edith Vestal McNeff. She was married to Elmer Bunten for 62 years, and he died Sept. 21, 2000.

Mrs. Bunten was a farm wife and a member of Groveland Order of Eastern Star #330. She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1937, where she ran track and played basketball.

She is survived by daughters Sylvia Gass of Mace, Patricia Berbeco of Bloomington and Marcia Bunten of Indianapolis; sons John Bunten of Indianapolis and Douglas Bunten of New Winchester; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by her parents, husband, five brothers and sisters and one grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hays Funeral Home in Coatesville with visitation from noon until 2 p.m. Burial will be at New Winchester Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the donors' favorite charity.