Dorothy Lucille Unger

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Dec. 22, 1914 - April 17, 2006

CAMBRIDGE -- Dorothy Lucille Unger, 91, of Cambridge died Monday (April 17, 2006) at the Cambridge Hospital.

She was born Dec. 22, 1914, at Beaver City, to Lyod and Lizzie Bell (Cline) Ventling. She graduated from Bartley High School in 1933. She continued her education at Kearney State Teachers College, receiving her teaching certificate. She taught at the Hamburg School and District No. 8.

On May 27, 1942, she married Albert Unger in North Platte. They made their home on a farm south on McCook. They later moved to their present farm west of Bartley where she lived until she moved into the Cambridge Assisted Living in 2003.

She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Lutheran Women's Missionary League and the ladies quilting group. She was also a member of Bartley Women's Extension Club and served on the Bartley School Board for several years. She was a 4-H leader for many years.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Loyd and Lizzie Ventling; her husband, Albert Unger; one sister, Della Bolles; and two brothers, Orville and Dothen Ventling.

Survivors include her two sons, Robert "Bob" Unger and wife, Cheri, of Bartley and James "Jim" Unger and wife, Mary, of Grand Island; Connie Denton and husband, Ray Denton of Pittsburg Kan.: nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be today until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may go online at to extend condolences.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m.,Wednesday at Peace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Randy Wahl officiating. Burial will be at the Bartley Cemetery at 1 p.m.

Memorials may be given in her name to the Bartley Cemetery Directory Fund.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.