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Born: December 28, 1912

Death: April 13, 2005

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Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
McCook, NE

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Margery Dorothy Unger

    December 28, 1912  -  April 13, 2005

Life Legacy

Margery Dorthy Unger died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at McCook Community Hospital. She was 92 years old.

Margery was born on December 28, 1912, at Hays, Kansas to Adam and Dora (Bissing) Bahl. The family moved to McCook in 1919 where Margery attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School. She graduated from McCook High School in 1931 and attended McCook College.

On August 31, 1944, she married Al Unger at Portland, Oregon. They made their home in McCook where they were owner/operators of Al’s Army Store for over 27 years. They retired in 1983.

Margery was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Altar Society, and past member of Beta Sigma Phi. She enjoyed gardening and being a homemaker in her free time.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Adam and Dora Bahl; a son, Matthew Unger, in infancy; four brothers, Edmond “Eddie” Bahl, Robert “Bob” Bahl, Walter “Buddie” Bahl and William “Bill” Bahl; and one sister, Henrietta “Henri” Thomas.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Al Unger of McCook; daughter, Jeannie and husband, Thomas “Tom” Milligan of Racine, WI; one brother, Leopold “Buss” Bahl and wife, June, of McCook; two sisters, Isabelle Barnes of Vista, CA and Jeanne DeForest of Phoenix, AZ; one granddaughter, Teresa Milligan and one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Milligan both of Kansas City, KS.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Visitation will be today until time of rosary. Friends may be online at to extend condolences.

Rosary will be Friday, April 15, 2005, 6:30 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, April 16, 2005, 2:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Jerol Scholl officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.