Dennis B. Bunker
1945 - 2019
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Dennis Bruce Bunker, 73, a lifelong resident of Las Vegas returned home to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

He was born June 19, 1945 to Bruce Frehner Bunker and Lila Stewart Bunker in Las Vegas, NV. He graduated from Western Highschool in 1964. He married Susan LaVee Lamb in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on June 13, 1974. He was an excellent husband and example to their three children and grandchildren. Dennis was active in the LDS church and served as a Bishop over the Rainbow Vista ward as well as several other callings throughout the years. He had a love for and excelled in baseball, basketball, football, and snowmobiling. He was known for his hard work, persistence, and service to others. Dennis was respected by so many in the construction industry. He was a great example of an honest, fair, and generous man. Dennis was looked up to by many.

Dennis was preceded in death by parents Bruce and Lila Bunker. He is survived by his wife, Susan; and siblings, Paula Platt (Joesph), Jeff Bunker, Jill Wright (Michael); and children, Brandon Bunker (Tani), David Bunker (Ashlee), Lauren Novotny; and 5 grandchildren Tanner, Sadie, Scarlet, June and Levi.

The funeral services will be at the the LDS Hillpointe Chapel at 9011 Hillpointe Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89134 on Saturday April 13, 2019. Viewing will start at 9:30 until 10:45am followed by services at 11:00am. After the services, lunch will be served at the Chapel. Following Lunch, the burial will be at 2:00pm at Bunker’s Memory Gardens Memorial Park, 7251 W. Lone Mountain Rd. 89129.


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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Apr. 6, 2019.
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April 13, 2019
Dennis was a good and decent man who loved his family and friends and will be missed.
Michael Baca
April 13, 2019
Dear Susan,
Mom and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to you. We are very sad to hear that your Dennis has passed away, yet very thankful to know that you will be with soulmate once again. I never knew Dennis, but I DO know you, and have always loved my beautiful, kind and generous cousin. Bill and I are currently serving a mission in Hanoi, Vietnam, and Mom is still doing well in Gilbert, Arizona. Across the miles, I want you to know that I love you, pray for you, and hope that you feel the comfort that only the Holy Ghost can bring. I love you. We love you.
Always,
Carol Dodge Laycock and Raye Scalone
Carol Dodge Laycock
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April 13, 2019
Dear Susan,
Mom and I want to express our love and sympathy to you at the loss of your husband, Dennis. We are so sorry to hear that your soulmate is gone, but thankful that you will one day be together again. I didn't know Dennis, but I DO know you, and love you for the kind, generous, optimistic cousin I've always loved. I'm sure that you were the greatest companion there could be, the love of Dennis's life, and the comfort he needed when he was so sick. We are loving you and praying for you.
Always,
Carol Dodge Laycock and Raye Scalone
Carol Dodge Laycock
April 11, 2019
Dennis blessed the lives of many people with whom he came in contact. He had a wonderful "can do" attitude. His wonderful smile and sense of humor were delightful to me. He will be missed. He loved the Lord whom he served and He loved his family and friends. We will miss him.
To his family I express my sincere condolences for your loss.
Robert Cordner
April 11, 2019
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April 11, 2019
Susan, Brandon, David, & Lauren,
We are so sorry to hear this! I have so many fun memories with you all. Dennis was always so kind to take us and do fun things! Thanks for hiring me to clean the Parowan house, the many snowmobile rides (haven't been on one since), movies on Thanksgiving and just letting us hang out! Prayers and love sent to you!!
Jade Halterman Adams
April 11, 2019
Susan, Brandon, David and Lauren,
We are sorry to hear this!! I have so many great memories with your family! Dennis was always so kind to take us to do fun things! Thanks for the many snowmobile rides (haven't been on one since),the movies on Thanksgivings games and hiring me to clean the house, and just hanging out with all of you! We are sending our prayers and love to you all!
April 10, 2019
MARY BOYER
April 10, 2019
Of course we from Western High School all remember him as a great athlete and leader--all around great guy we were glad represented Western High School. I'm glad he also had a good life it appears. This actually looks like his high school picture--it's a great one because it shows his confidence and strength. He'll always be in my memory as a good guy and become a family man. Dennis was hard to see in the obituaries. Mary Boyer
April 8, 2019
Susan so sorry to hear about your loss. I'm flooded with memories as Dennis was Freya's first boyfriend. I was thrilled when I saw that the two of you married. He was a very lucky man. The joy you will have remembering the good times will give you so much comfort.
Fran Hays Nelson
April 7, 2019
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Katie Bruels
April 6, 2019
The loss of a loved one that was cared for by many is difficult to cope and understand. Dennis seems to have had such a supportive and loving family. May you all find comfort in God's word.
-Psalm 18:6
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