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Margaret Laubenthal Bunce

Jan 24, 2008

Services for Margaret M. Bunce, 78, of Conroe, TX, were held Friday, Jan. 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Father Hubert Kealy as celebrant. Rite of Committal followed at Garden Park Cemetery. A Rosary was said Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Metcalf Funeral Home.

Margaret was born Oct. 15, 1929, in Emmetsburg, and passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 in Conroe, TX.

Mrs. Bunce graduated from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Sioux City and was a registered nurse for 42 years. Some of her hobbies included crocheting, playing rummy, holiday cookie baking, and collecting bird houses and spoons.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Bunce Sr.; her parents, Dr. Albert J. and Rose Laubenthal; and four of her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by sons Raymond E. Bunce, Jr. and wife Teri of Lonoke, Arkansas; David Bunce of Conroe, TX; Dan Bunce and wife Leslie of Montgomery, TXs; and daughter Mary Catherine Bunce of Conroe, TX.

Mrs. Bunce is also survived by her four grandchildren: Monica, Maggi, Patrick, and Andrew Bunce, and five siblings: Joan Montag, Sister Mary René Laubenthal, Linda Laubenthal, Robert J. Laubenthal, and Mary Newhouse. In addition to her surviving human relatives, Mrs. Bunce leaves behind her beloved dog, Tony and many other nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.