Alma Rose Schmidt Abel Buncsak

Alma Rose Schmidt Abel Buncsak

Alma Rose Schmidt Abel Buncsak, age 94, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Heritage Monona.

She was born on July 27, 1923, in Deshler, Neb., the daughter of Henry and Martha (Wellensiek) Schmidt. She was united in marriage to Ralph Abel in 1945. Ralph preceded her in death in 1959. Alma then married Gustav Buncsak in 1967. Alma was a passionate and hardworking educator, teaching nursing for many years at Waukesha County Technical College until her retirement.

Alma is survived by daughters, Karen M. (Thomas) Bridge and Susan (Ed) Helmstead; brothers, Kenneth (Gidge) Schmidt, and Robert (Sharon) Schmidt; as well as nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; brothers, Rudolph (Jo) Schmidt and Henry (Johanna) Schmidt; sister, Leta (William) Mundt; and stepmother, Editha Schmidt.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com. Private family services will be held at a later date.

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