The  Shelbyville  News
August 16, 2004
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Harold Eugene Junken, 83, Indianapolis, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004.
Born Sept. 1, 1920, Rushville, s/o  Jesse and Pearlie (McNamara) Junken.
Married  Lucy Mae Taylor  on Feb. 17, 1944; she survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Anita Lynn Stokes (husband, Michael),  Barbara Kay Coyner (husband, Keith)  and  Janet Richardson, all of Indianapolis; one sister, Evelyn Schoffner of Shelbyville; four grandchildren,  Kevin Alan Coyner,  Sarah Elizabeth Coyner,  Stephanie Christina Richardson  and  Jeffrey Charles Richardson; and one great-granddaughter, Monica Kay Allman.
Preceded in death by two brothers,  Lawrence Kenneth Junken  and  Carl Junken; and one sister, Grace Ewick.
Lived in Shelbyville for 70 years.
Firefighter with Shelbyville Fire Department for 23 years, retiring in 1978, as captain.
Graduated in 1939 from Shelbyville High School
U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving as staff sergeant.
Member of American Legion, St. Joseph Social Club and Eagles Lodge.
Attended First United Methodist Church.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Revs. Robert Campbell and Father Keith Coyner officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions:  Michael J. Fox Foundation of Parkinson’s Research; Alzheimer’s Association; First United Methodist Church or St. Andrew’s Anglican Catholic Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday November 21, 1992
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Mary E. Junken, 78, 827 Center Street, died Friday, November 20, 1992, at Major Hospital. 
Born in Danville, Kentucky June 27, 1914, daughter of Claude & Eva M. (Dufore) Hughes.  
Married November 17, 1935 Carl M. Junken, who died June 7, 1977. 
Survivors are daughters  Irma Leary, Indianapolis;  Jane Junken, San Francisco, California, and  Gretchen LaFollette, Shelbyville; sister  Irma Blackburn, Indianapolis; six grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by two brothers. 
Member of West Street United Methodist Church. 
Murphy Mortuary, buried Forest Hill cemetery.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, November 11, 1986
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Joan Jane Junken, 62, R.R.6, Shelbyville, died today at W.S. Major Hospital.
Born in Shelby County on October 4, 1924, d/o  Edward Dickman  and  Inith Marie Moore.
Stepfather was  Claude E. Moore.  Stepmother is  Lonnie Dickman.
Married  Lawrence "Gene" Kenneth Junken; he died August 4, 1970.
Survivors:  stepmother;  seven children, Mrs. Dal-Marie Seaton,  Scott M. Junken,  Mrs. Mike (Kathy) Kolls,  Mrs. Rob (Danni Sue) Robertson,  Terry M. Junken  and  Gary R. Junken, all of Shelbyville, and  Larry K. Junken, Indianapolis;  three brothers, C. Richard Dickman  and  Jerry S. Moore, both of Indianapolis, and  Dwain Dickman, R.R.1, Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren.
Ewing Mortuary, Rev. James Horner officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions:  American Heart Association.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday June 8, 1977
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Carl M. Junken died in Shelbyville June 7, 1977. 
Born Rush County April 29, 1914 son of  Jesse and  Pearl (McNamara) Juken
Married November 17, 1935 to  Mary Eva Hughes, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters,  Mrs. Irma Leary, Chicago;  Mrs. Jane Henry, Indianapolis and  Mrs. Gretchen LaFollette, Shelbyville; a brother  Harold Junken, Shelbyville; 2 sisters , Mrs. Evelyn Schofner, Shelby County and  Mrs. Grace Ewick, Shelbyville; 6 grandchildren.
A brother Gene Junken preceded in death. 
Member of West Street United Methodist Church. 
Buried Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday March 21, 1973
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Mrs. Pearl Junken  died March 20, 1973. 
Born February 24, 1892 daughter of  Jeremiah  and  Melvina (Waggoner) McNamara
Married September 20, 1911,  Jesse C. Junken  who died [October 12] 1950. 
Survivors are 4 children,  Mrs. Charles (Grace) Ewick,  Mrs. James (Evelyn) SchofnerCarl Junken  and  Harold Junken
Preceded in death by one sister Mrs. Lula Noe. A son L. K. "Gene" Junken died [August 2] 1970. 
Member First United Methodist Church. 
Buried Forest Hill cemetery.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, August 4, 1970
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'GENE'  JUNKEN,  57,  DIES  HERE
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Lawrence Kenneth (Gene) Junken, 57, 743 West St., died suddenly today at home.  Apparent heart attack.
Well known retired police officer, served as chief of the Shelbyville Department for 5-1/2 years.
Served 25 years with the City Police Department, 1939-1964.  Held every rank including chief.  Helped organize the Auxillary Police, 1967.
Member National Guard for seven years.  Staff sergeant with the 20th Air Force in the South Pacific, WWII, May 1942 - February 1946.
1931 Shelbyville High School graduate; football and track letters.
Amateur and pro-boxing for six years; Indiana Golden Gloves Champion in the heavyweight division.
Member of the Eagles Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police, Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity and West Street Methodist Church.
Employee of the State Highway Department at Greenfield.
Born in Moral Township, September 7, 1912, s/o  Jesse Carl  and  Goldie Pearl McNamara Junken.
Married  Joan Dickman  September 12, 1948; she survives.
Also surviving:  mother, Shelbyville;  children, Larry K.,  Scott,  Kathy,  Dannie Sue,  Terry  and  Gary, all at home,  Mrs. Dal-Marie Seaton, Indianapolis;  two granddaughters;  sisters, Mrs. Grace Ewick, Shelbyville,  Mrs. Evelyn Schoffner, RR4 Shelbyville;  brothers, Carl Junken  and  Harold Junken, Shelbyville.
Ewing Mortuary with Rev. James H. Horner officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed and summarized by Phyllis Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, March 4, 1957
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O. S.  JUNKENS  DIES  AT  HOSPITAL
Rites for County Man Will Be Held Tuesday
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Oliver S. Junken, 85, died at Rushville Memorial Hospital Saturday afternoon.
Home was south of Gwynneville.
Born in Arlington, June 16, 1871, s/o  Mr. and Mrs. Washington Junkens.
Married  Gertrude Powell; she died October 12, 1940.
Survivors:  adopted son, Donald M. Bogue, at home;  four grandchildren;  one sister, Mrs. Edith Friends, Lafayette.
Little Blue River Friends with Rev. George Cole officiating.
Carmony Funeral Home of Manilla.
Interment:  Little Blue River Friends burial grounds.
Contributed and summarized by Phyllis Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday October 12, 1950
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JESSE  C. JUNKEN  DIES  AT  HOME
City Man, Ex-Machinist, Was 62; Rites Saturday
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          Jesse C. Junken, age 62, died at his home 143 Elizabeth street at 6:00 o’clock this morning. He had been ill for a number of years.
          Mr. Junken was born on July 18, 1888, in Rush county, the son of  Harry  and  Grace (Beckner) Junken. On September 20, 1911 he married Pearl McNamara, who survives with his mother. Also surviving are five children;  Gene,  Carl and  Harry Junken,  Mrs. Grace Ewick  and  Mrs. Evelyn Schofner, all of this city; 10 grandchildren and one brother,  Guy Junken of San Antonio, Texas.
          Mr. Junken was a member of the Nazarene Church of this city and he was formerly employed as a machinist at the local Ray-Glo Corporation and at Alison Division of General Motors in Indianapolis.
          Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Murphy Mortuary with Rev. Fred L. Barber officiating.  Interment will be at Forest Hill cemetery and friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00 p.m. Friday.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday October 14, 1940
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SUFFERS  FATAL  HEART  ATTACK
Mrs. Gertrude Junkins, 60, of Near Morristown, Dies in Hospital
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          Stricken with a heart attack while shopping in Shelbyville Saturday night, Mrs. Gertrude Junkins, 60 years old, of near Morristown, died a few minutes after being taken to the Major hospital.
          Mrs. Junkins left her home at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday and came to Shelbyville.  About 8:30 o’clock Mrs. Junkins was stricken as she crossed Washington street at the east entrance to the public square.  She had with her Darlene Faye Bogue, eight-months-old daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Bogue.  She was rushed to the hospital in the Loren H. Murphy ambulance.
          She was born May 22, 1880, in Hanover township, the daughter of  Lorenzo and Nancy Holbrook Powell. On June 16, 1898, she was married to Oliver S. Junkins.
          Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Hines, of South Bend, Mrs. Jennie Shelton, of Andersonville, North Carolina.  Mrs. Junkins had reared two children, Ray Anderson  and  Donald Bogue.  She was a member of the Gwynneville U.B. church.
          Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o’clock Tuesday morning at the Friends church north of Manilla of which she was a former member.  The Rev. John Dennis, of Connersville, will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Ezra Carmony, funeral director.  Friends may call at the late home at any time.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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