Valeria Dunger

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Valeria Cecilia Caroline Dunger, 93, of Scott City died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 8, 1914, in Caryville, Ark., daughter of Alexander and Lennie Adeline Jones Hampton. She and Henry August Dunger were married Nov. 24, 1938, at Potosi, Mo. He died Feb. 11, 1969.

Dunger had been a nurse's aide at Southeast Missouri Hospital, and a med nurse at the Lutheran Home. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Scott City, and Rebekah Lodge in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Dunger of Scott City, Henry Dunger Jr. of St. Louis; two daughters, Estella Barron of Cape Girardeau, Sandra Cruse of Carmi, Ill.; two sisters, Olivia Kidd of Lebanon, Ill., Georgia McDowell of Springfield, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel, with the Rev. Gregg Fina officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girar-deau.