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Roland Dean “Dunk” Dunker

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Roland Dean “Dunk” Dunker

Birth
Ansonia, Darke County, Ohio, USA
Death
22 Sep 2009 (aged 86)
Burial
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Roland D. Dunker, 86, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2009. He was born May 6, 1923 in Ansonia, Ohio, the son of Ben and Uhlma Dunker. 
A graduate of Miamisburg High School, he served in the Army and was a WWII veteran. He was chemistry major at University of Cincinnati and a member of Alpha Tau Omega.
He retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base as a photographic research engineer. He spent years as tennis umpire and golf volunteer for local and national events.
Fondly known as Dunk, he and his wife, Peggy, lived in Kettering, Ohio for 47 years. They moved to Sun City Center where he was active in the Lions Club and served as a volunteer on the security patrol. Dunk enjoyed golf, cribbage, bridge and the neighborhood breakfast club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Allan and Bob and wife of 50 years, Peggy.
He is survived by sister, Barbara Axtell of Iowa Falls; brother Keith of Lady Lake; dear friend and companion, Jane Ruth; son, Bill (Doris) Jacobs of St. Petersburg; daughter Sandy (Steve) Sickler and granddaughters, Natalie and Lauren of Coto de Caza, CA and nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to Sun City Center Lions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 5684, Sun City Center, FL 33571
Roland D. Dunker, 86, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2009. He was born May 6, 1923 in Ansonia, Ohio, the son of Ben and Uhlma Dunker. 
A graduate of Miamisburg High School, he served in the Army and was a WWII veteran. He was chemistry major at University of Cincinnati and a member of Alpha Tau Omega.
He retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base as a photographic research engineer. He spent years as tennis umpire and golf volunteer for local and national events.
Fondly known as Dunk, he and his wife, Peggy, lived in Kettering, Ohio for 47 years. They moved to Sun City Center where he was active in the Lions Club and served as a volunteer on the security patrol. Dunk enjoyed golf, cribbage, bridge and the neighborhood breakfast club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Allan and Bob and wife of 50 years, Peggy.
He is survived by sister, Barbara Axtell of Iowa Falls; brother Keith of Lady Lake; dear friend and companion, Jane Ruth; son, Bill (Doris) Jacobs of St. Petersburg; daughter Sandy (Steve) Sickler and granddaughters, Natalie and Lauren of Coto de Caza, CA and nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to Sun City Center Lions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 5684, Sun City Center, FL 33571


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