Vernon William Wunnenberg
Born: 2 July 1894
Died: March 1977
Buried: in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Des Moines County, Iowa

Father: Fred Chris Wunnenberg
Mother: Anna Mary Reiman

Married: 23 Feb 1921

Amelia Sullivan
Born: 1897
Died: 30 May 1965
Buried: 3 June 1965 in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Des Moines County, Iowa

Father: John Sullivan
Mother: Catherine Weigert


Notes for: Vernon William Wunnenberg
World War I draft registration card. Vernon W. Wunnenberg. Birth data: 2 July 1894 Home address: 1146 (can't read street name), Burlington, Iowa. Natural born citizen. Place of birth: Sperry, Iowa. Occupation: Machinist. Employer: Burlington Machine Works. Marriage status: single. Height: medium. Build: slender. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.

Vernon W. Wunnenberg obituary
Burlington Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa.  13 March 1977

Vernon W. Wunnenberg, 82, of 2048 Gnahn, died at 12:25 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in Klein hospital. He was born July 2, 1894, in Sperry, the son of Fred and Anna Riemann Wunnenberg. Feb 23, 1921, he married Amelia Sullivan; she died May 30, 1965.

He was a pioneer aviator, a retired aircraft mechanic and pilot and an Army veteran of World War I. He was a Protestant, a member of Veterans of World War I, OX-5 Club, and Antique Airplane Assn.

Surviving: Two brothers, Alfred, Burlington, with whom he made his home, Ralph, Burlington; one sister, Mrs. Roy (Alice) Anderson, Sperry; a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Prugh's chapel, Rev. Dale A. Hempen; Aspen Grove cemetery.


Mrs. Amelia Sullivan Wunnenberg obituary
Burlington Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, 1 June 1965, Tuesday

Word has been received by Mrs. Troy Catanzaro, 253 S. Tenth St. of the death of her sister, Mrs. Amelia Sullivan Wunnenberg, a native of Burlington and one time employee of Bell Telephone Co. in Burlington.

Mrs. Wunnenberg and her husband, Mr. Vernon Wunnenberg, were enroute to Iowa to make their home, after having lived in Florida for 40 years and had stopped at a motel in Jamestown, Tenn., where Mrs. Wunnenberg was fatally stricken at 5 p.m. Sunday. The daughter of John and Catherine Weigert Sullivan Mrs. Wunnenberg was born Sept. 17, 1897, and was married to Mr. Wunnenberg in Burlington on Feb. 23, 1921. They farmed near Sperry before moving to Florida.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Wunnenberg is survived by two brothers and three sisters: Joseph Sullivan and Mrs. Catherine Nollen, both of Mediapolis; John Sullivan, 2424 Herman; Mrs. Agnes Pendleton, 929 N. Fourth; and Mrs. Mary Catanzaro. The body will be brought to Prugh's Chapel.


V. WUNNENBERG IS INJURED IN MIAMI HURRICANE
Special to the Hawk Eye, Burlington Hawk Eye, 3 October 1926.

Sperry, IA., Word has been received that Vernon Wunnenberg. from near here, is in the Legion hospital in Miami. He has an injured back, which he received in the recent hurricane. Vernon is said to be the cousin of A. J. Wunnenberg who was killed during the storm.

Mrs. A. J. Wunnenburg, wife of the late A. J. Wunnenburg, who was killed in the Florida disaster, arrived here Wednesday evening. Mrs. Wunnenburg is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Timmerman.