Everett L. Dunk,


Everett L. Dunk, 88, of Delphi passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at 10:20 p.m. at IU Health, Lafayette and went to join his Lord and Savior. He was born on April 18, 1923, in Tippecanoe County, to the late Glenn H. and Iva Catherine (Holsapple) Dunk. He attended Monitor schools. On May 30, 1943, in Buck Creek, he married Margie Helen Fisher and she survives. Mr. Dunk had farmed and had also worked for Alloy Crafts. He retired in 1985 after 20 years in the Central Machine Shop at Purdue University. He was a member of the Lafayette Church of the Brethren, Farm Bureau, and the Lafayette Boat Club. He enjoyed traveling, camping, square dancing, watching sports, woodworking and restoring vintage tractors. Surviving with his wife are a daughter, Linda Merkel (husband: Bob) of West Lafayette; daughter-in-law, Diana L. Dunk of Lafayette; sisters, Margie Bothof of Delphi and Ruth Crow (husband: Charles) of Rossville; five grandchildren, Tom Dunk (wife: Shelly), David Dunk (wife: Shelly), Mike Dunk (wife: Heather), Craig Merkel (wife: Tara), Heather Oakley (husband: Ryan); and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Melvin Dunk, in 2008 and his brother, Ernest Dunk, in 1985. Services were held Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi, with Pastor Steve Mason officiating. Burial followed at Pyrmont Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lafayette Church of the Brethren. Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfh.com. Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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