Dorian James Bunker

Dorian James Bunker was born to James A. Bunker and Dorothy R. (Koca) Bunker on September 16, 1949, in Lincoln, and passed away on October 1, 2017, at Homestead Nursing Home, Lincoln, at the age of 68 years, 15 days.  He was the second of three children.
A Memorial Service for Dorian was held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Farmer & Son Funeral Home - Kotas Chapel in Milligan, with Pastor Pat Norris officiating.
Military Graveside Services were held following the Memorial Service at the Bohemian National Cemetery in Milligan,  with the Milligan American Legion - HSSK Post 240 conducting the military honors.
Memorials were directed to the family for a later designation.
There were 2 recorded songs for Dorian’s service and they were “Amazing Grace” by LeAnn Rimes and “Go Rest High On That Mountain” by Vince Gill.
Honorary Pallbearers were all of Dorian’s first cousins.
During high school, he was very involved in sports and music and excelled in both.  He was active in 4-H and was selected as Adams County 4-H King in 1969.
Dorian attended Central Nebraska Technical College in Hastings from 1967 through 1969, graduating with an Associates Degree in food service.  He was drafted into the Army on September 9, 1969 and was sent to Germany where he served as a General’s Enlisted Aide for two years.  He was discharged on June 9, 1971.
On February 5, 1972 he was married to Victoria S. Johnson in Hastings.  From that union two children were born, Adam J. Bunker and Dori A. Bunker.  Dorian was employed by PFM (Professional Food Service Management) that contracted with colleges and universities to manage their food service programs.  Beginning in 1972, they lived and worked in Sioux Falls, S.D., fed Boy Scouts in Michigan, then transferred to Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and then to California Institute of the Arts.  In 1975 they moved to Northglenn, Colorado where he fed college students at the Colorado School of Mines.
On January 1, 1977, the family moved to Milligan, and he helped his father and mother run Bunker’s Inn Café & Lounge purchasing the business in 1987.  While in Milligan, he was on a bowling league and he also spent many hours fishing and even participated in several out of state fishing tournaments.
Dorian divorced in 1993 and in 1996 married Constance (Hubl) Jarosik.  Dorian and Connie made their home in Aurora.  He continued in the food service industry until his retirement.
He enjoyed spending time with his step-grandson, Cameron, whom he taught to bowl, and with Cameron’s dog “Lucky”.   He was a member of the American Legion H.S.S.K. Post #240, Milligan.
He is survived by his wife Connie Bunker of Aurora; children Adam J. Bunker and wife, Katie, of Lincoln, Dori Ann Bunker of Omaha and her significant other Steve Stimple of Grand Island; sister Letitia Naprstek, and her husband Dale of Ord; step-children Ed Jarosik and spouse, Tanya Henrichs and spouse, Tiffany Jarosik, Jennifer Jarosik and Darren Jarosik and spouse; step-grandchildren, Cameron, Rachel, Micah, Dakota, Logan, Mya and Raelyn; one niece and one nephew; first cousins and all of his “Bunker” relatives from Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, baby brother Delwynne, and one stepson, Luke Jarosik.

 

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