Marie A. Hunkins

Feb. 26, 1926 – Feb. 26, 2013

Marie A. Hunkins, 87, of Mukwonago, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, with her grandchildren by her side at Brookfield Rehab and Specialty Care in Brookfield.

Marie was born Feb. 26, 1926, the daughter of the late Otto and Minnie (Metzger) Buege. She was a longtime member of the Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. Marie also was a 4-H leader and enjoyed bowling.

Surviving Marie are her children, Rolland (Sandra), Roy Jr. (Debbie), Ryan Sr. (Sheila), Russell (Shawn) and Ross (Lauri); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Esther Ulrickson and Bernice Seiler. Marie is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Roy J. Hunkins Sr.; sons, Ronald and Royal; three brothers, Clarence, Harvey and Wilfred Buege; and two sisters, Lorraine Berger and Leona Pucheck.

Family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, March 4, at the Haase-Lockwood Funeral Home (Mealys Chapel), 103 W. Eagle St., Eagle, with a funeral service at 7 p.m. Burial will be at Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5 (please meet at the cemetery).

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Wisconsin, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory is assisting the family, 594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to