Charles O. Bunnell

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Oct. 7, 1930

Chas. Bunnell Stricken At Spokane; Lived Here

Charles O. Bunnell, for 15 years a member of the Spokane fire department, being attached to headquarters station No. 5, died at 6:30 a.m. yesterday according to word received here by his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Bunnell, 320 Adams street. Mrs. Bunnell left for Spokane immediately.

Mr. Bunnell was seated at the alarm board in the station when stricken, reports reaching here said. Phillip A. Lohrey, member of the same company with Mr. Bunnell, noticed Bunnell leaning over the board ten minutes before life became extinct. Medical aid was summoned but nothing could be done to save his life at the emergency hospital, where he was taken.

Lived Here 28 Years.

Born in Lewiston 43 years ago and a member of a family prominently identified with the early history of this city, Mr. Bunnell spent the first 28 years of his life here. He was very well known, having frequently visited here with his mother, the last time about one year ago. He was formerly a member of the volunteer fire department of Lewiston.

Besides his mother he leaves a widow and three children, two boys and a girl.

Burial will be in the Normal Hill cemetery, the body reaching Lewiston Wednesday night. Funeral services will be conducted some time Thursday.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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