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Elda Bunnis

June 17, 1928 — December 20, 2022

Detroit Lakes

Elda Bunnis, 94, of Detroit Lakes, MN died on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family.

Elda Wilma Bellcour, was born June 17, 1928, to Louis N. and Wilhelmina A. (Helms) Bellcour in Detroit Lakes. She grew up in Detroit Lakes, where she graduated from high school. She worked in town and eventually met her future husband, Bennie Bunnis. They were married May 7, 1950, and had two children, Michael and Maureen.

In 1967, they moved to Storm Lake, IA and lived there for several years until moving back to Minneapolis, MN. Elda worked until retirement in Minneapolis, as an accountant. Upon retirement they moved to Frazee, MN and built a house on 10 acres of land. They moved to Detroit Lakes and lived out their lives.

She is proceeded in death by her husband, Bennie, her granddaughter, June, parents, Louis and Wilhelmina, sisters, Eldora and Donna, and brothers, Louis and Zane. 

Surviving family members are son, Michael (Valerie), daughter, Maureen (Rock), grandchildren: Jeremy, Tony and Aaron great grandchildren: Devree, Layne, Chase, Mason, Brady, Micah, Morgan, Lily and Zach.

 

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Visitation

Thursday, December 29, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service

609 US Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral & Cremation Service

609 US Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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