Roanoke - Wilmer E. Blunier, 101, of Roanoke, passed away at 1:08 am on Wednesday December 23, 2020 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home where he was a resident.
He was born on April 27, 1919 in Roanoke, IL to Elmer and Marie Sutter Blunier. He married Sylvia A. Streitmatter on January 5, 1947 in Princeville, IL. She passed away on November 26, 2006.
Surviving are two sons, Jack (Gail) Blunier of Phoenix, AZ; Ray (Wendy) Blunier of Roanoke, IL; four sisters, Erma Moser; Rachel (Richard) Leman both of Roanoke; Dorothy (Charles) Leman of Livonia, MI; Gladys Haefli of Peoria, IL; one brother, Robert Blunier of Titusville, FL; five grandchildren Nicole Blunier of Waddell, AZ; Nathan (Keri) Blunier of Waddell, AZ; Kaylea Blunier of Chicago; Nolan Blunier of Baton Rouge, LA; Madeline Blunier of Springfield, MO; and four great grandchildren, Brittany ,Branden, Haley, and Emma.
He was preceded in death by his parents, seven sisters, Mardell Bowald; Mildred Hoerr; Ann Sauder; Merna Koch; Mary Lou Grimm; Melba Hangartner; Phyllis Schacherbaurer; and three brothers, Harlow; Edward; and Gaylord Blunier.
An Army veteran, Wilmer served his country in Europe during WWII. He was a member of the Roanoke American Legion Post #463.
Wilmer farmed in the Roanoke and Benson area all of his life.
Wilmer's faith and his family always came first and he enjoyed his time spent at family gatherings and church activities. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Faith Church in Eureka.
A private family service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Although the services are private in attendance it will be live streamed for public viewing at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home Face Book page. Services can also be accessed through the church phone dial in services at 701-801-1211 access code 823933657#. Burial will be at Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donation be given to the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com
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