Bill Dunkleman Obituary, Cause Of Death – On Monday, March 27, 2006, Herbert William Dunkleman, who was 86 years old, passed away at the Gowanda Nursing Center in Gowanda, New York. After working for Cattaraugus County Highway as an equipment operator for a cumulative total of 14 years up until the point at which he decided to retire, he eventually gave up his job.
Before he was born on December 26, 1919, in Otto, both of his parents, Floyd and Elsie (Mau) Dunkleman, had perished away from their respective illnesses. He was Floyd and Elsie (Mau) Dunkleman’s son. He was named after his mother. In addition to being the owner and operator of a dairy farm.
Mr. Dunkleman was responsible for operating a bulldozer on the property of Reed & Tegler while he was still worked there. This responsibility was in addition to the fact that he owned and operated a dairy farm. He enlisted in the Army on February 2, 1942, and began his service in Fort Niagara.
He remained stationed there until December 6, 1945, when he was discharged from the Army at Fort Dix, located in New Jersey. Throughout his time of service in the Army during World War II, he was able to work his way up through the ranks and eventually become a Sergeant. He became engaged in the local community when he joined the American Legion Post in South Dayton and became a member of the post.