Stephen L. Yunger, 85, Marshfield, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Abbotsford Healthcare Center.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Milladore, where visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time. Father Packi will officiate. The service will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/rembsfuneralhomes. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 485 – Rudolph. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Stephen was born on November 13, 1935 in Stevens Point to Ernest and Marie (Kadrlik) Yunger.
He was united in marriage to Mary Ann (Wotruba) Yunger on January 18, 1958 in St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Milladore. She passed away on February 25, 2013. Stephen served 20 years in the United States Navy Seabees as a Heavy Equipment Operator. This took them to the east coast and later transferred to the west coast in California. After his military retirement, he worked in federal civil service as a food service worker until retirement. They moved to South Dakota, back to San Diego, CA before moving to Pleasant Prairie, WI in 1989. They moved to Marshfield in 2000.
Stephen belonged to the American Legion, VFW, Fleet Reserve Association, and was very patriotic. He loved accordion music as well as other ethnic songs – especially Czech. Stephen was also an avid fisherman and he loved to shop for groceries and cook.
He is survived by his son, Michael Yunger of Marshfield, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sisters, Francis Craik and Louise Andrewski, and brothers, Ernest Yunger Jr., Thomas Yunger, and David Yunger.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Honor Flight Network at www.honorflight.org
Condolences may be sent online at www.rembsfh.com