Yvonne, “Vonnie”, Rhea Fluey Bunch died in Sulphur Springs, Tx on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Yvonne was born the daughter of George and Florinne Fluey in Shotley, MN. Yvonne attended Bemidji High School. On March 10, 1961 she married her high school sweetheart, Ernest R. Johnson. Ernie enlisted in the US Navy and the newlyweds moved to Long Beach, Ca. After spending several years apart due to his service in the Navy, the couple divorced. Yvonne married Charles R. Bunch on March 31, 1967. Charles had 2 sons, Gorman & Keland. Charles and Yvonne had 2 children, Yvette & Charles Bunch Jr. The couple made their home in Daly City, Ca. The couple decided to make the move back to Charles’ home state, TX in 1971 and had a home built in North Mesquite. The couple divorced in 1979.
Yvonne worked as a Respiratory Therapist in several hospitals in the Dallas area. Yvonne spent several years volunteering at The Clothing Connection in Minneapolis, Mn and The Magdalen House In Dallas, TX.
Yvonne is survived by her daughter, Yvette and son in law, John Williams of Tx, Son, Charles Bunch Jr and daughter in law, Erinn of Martinez, Ca., her sisters, Georgia Beckman, Le Ana and brother in law, Denny Helwig, Kathy and brother in law, Stanley Warrington, her brother, George and sister in law, Virginia Fluey, grandchildren, Geoffrey Teague, Ashley, Lydia and Willie Black, Wesley and Blake Williams, Jacklyn and Levi Bunch and Leah Howell , seven great grandchildren and lots of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents George and Florinne Fluey, grandparents, James and Jessie Fluey and Herman and Marie Meyenburg, granddaughter, Alissa Black, sister, Marilyn Detschman, niece, Rebecca Fluey and nephew, Richard Skuza.
A family memorial will be held in Minnesota Summer of 2021. Memorial donations will be received in memory of Yvonne R. Bunch for the Magdalen House, a free sober living community for women. Send donations to:
The Magdalen House, 1302 Redwood Circle, Dallas, Tx 75218