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Benjamin Blunier

March 21, 1924 — November 12, 2019

Benjamin Victor "Ben" Blunier, 95, of Eureka, died at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.
He was born March 21, 1924, in rural Eureka to Samuel Peter and Dena (Wuethrich) Blunier. He married Wilma Ruth Kempf on January 11, 1948, in Eureka. She passed away on August 15, 2016.
Surviving are 4 sons: Bill (Cheryl) Blunier of New Haven, IN, Tom (Sara) Blunier or Mahomet, IL, Steve (Randi) Blunier of Ocala, FL, and Jim (Terri) Blunier of Robinson, IL; 2 daughters: Linda (John) McGrath of Edwards, IL, and Ellen (Rick) Paulson of Aitkin, MN; 2 sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Blunier of Eureka and Clara Mae Kempf of Roanoke; 18 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, 10 brothers, and 4 sisters.
He was a dispatcher at Standard Oil for 18 years. He then became a Field Auditor for the State of Illinois until he retired. Ben was also a self-taught piano player and former song leader.
He was a member of the Eureka Apostolic Christian Church where services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka, and from 9-9:45 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Woods, 14505 Klopfenstein Rd., Leo, IN, 46765 or online at gatewaywoods.org.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.argoruestmanharris.com.


Visitation

NOV 15. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Visitation

NOV 16. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

NOV 16. 10:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church
Eureka, IL

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