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Larry Bune

April 29, 1936 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Larry Bune Obituary

Larry Bune, age 87, of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, died Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at his home in Gilman Township with his family around him.

Funeral service for Larry will be on Monday, April 1, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Gilman Lutheran Church, Spring Valley.

Visitation will be from  noon until 2 p.m. at church prior to the service.

Burial will be in Gilman Lutheran Cemetery, Spring Valley, Wisconsin.

Larry was born April 29, 1936 to George and Hazel (Foss) Bune in Gilman Township.  He was baptized and confirmed and a lifelong member of Gilman Lutheran Church, Spring Valley, Wisconsin.

Larry attended Spring Valley Schools and graduated with the Class of 1954.  He participated in sports and pitched for the baseball team.  After high school he attended the University of River Falls.  He was inducted into the Army in October 1958, served for two years as an MP, and completed his time in the Reserves in 1964.

On May 6, 1961, Larry married Sandra Miley. They were married at the Wilson Lutheran Church, Wilson, Wisconsin and went on to have four children, Jay, Brian, Trent and Brent.

Larry was a loyal and hard worker.  Over the years, he worked for Sweeney Construction, Whirlpool, and retired as a correctional officer at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Oak Park Heights, Minnesota. 

He loved his family and followed his boys and grandchildren through all of their school and sporting events. Larry was a big sports fan and enjoyed supporting the Badgers, Brewers and especially the Packers.  He and his boys were together often for Packer games.  Go Pack Go!  Most important to him was his family and enjoying life.  His huge smile, humor and teasing will be remembered by his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Hazel; wife Sandy; infant son Trent; brothers: Forrest; Wilhelm ‘Bill” and wife Beverly; Howard and wife Helen; Allen and wife Odell; sister Doris and husband Garland Alton.

He is survived by his sons: Jay (Cyndie); Brian (Merilee); and Brent (Becky); 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers are Larry’s grandsons: Jacob, Shane, Dustin, Andrew, Dylan, Brock, and Boomer.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 1, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Gilman Lutheran Church (Spring Valley)
N8107 330th st
Spring Valley, WI 54767

Funeral Service
Monday
April 1, 2024

2:00 PM
Gilman Lutheran Church (Spring Valley)
N8107 330th st
Spring Valley, WI 54767

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