Colonel Robert Bunch Robert E. Bunch, Lt. Col, U.S. Army, Retired, 85, of La Verne, passed away October 16, 2002, in a local convalescent hospital. Col. Bunch was born January 21, 1917, in Pocatello, Idaho, and has been a resident of La Verne for the past 35 years. He was a g raduate of The Citadel, and a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Claremont. After his retirement from the U.S. Army, he worked in sales for Howard and Smith Nurseries for 15 years. Col. Bunch is survived by his wife Michaeline. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Claremont, today at noon. Interment will be made in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Covina. Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona, is in charge of arrangements. Published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on 10/18/2002.
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