Of Woodbury MN
William Franklin Bunch died peacefully in his sleep the morning of July 3rd 2013 after valiant battle with cancer and other medical conditions. He is survived by his Wife of 50 Years, Ella Ruth Bunch; Son, William and Daughter-in-Law, Julie with Grandchildren, Samantha and Steve of Woodbury MN; Son, Carl of Fort Myers FL and Daughter, Ellen with Partner, Pete of Chicago IL.; Sister-in-law, Clare; Nephew, Andy Carl and Niece, Ann; also his Sister's Children, Mark and Lynn. William is preceded in death by his Sister, Sara and his Parents, Sydney and William. Bill was born in Kirksville MO. He received a bachelors, masters and PhD in music composition from the University of Iowa. Bill worked his whole life doing what he loved most, music and the arts. He was a high school band teacher in Iowa and then a college music professor in Minnesota and Arizona. Finishing his career as a Dean of Fine Arts in Georgia, Minnesota, Illinois and Texas. In addition to music and the arts, Bill enjoyed photography, trains, watching baseball and reading. Visitation will be at King Of King Lutheran Church at 1583 Radio Drive Woodbury, MN; at 1 PM Sunday July 7th, with a memorial service to follow at 3 PM.