Douglas ‘Doug’ Lynn Dunker

November 1, 1968


December 24, 2020

Douglas ‘Doug’ Lynn Dunker

November 1, 1968


December 24, 2020

After a hard-fought battle against an aggressive cancer, Douglas “Doug” Lynn Dunker died on Dec. 24, 2020, at the age of 52.

Doug was born in Billings on November the 1st, 1968, to Robert L. Dunker and Edna M. Dunker. Doug was baptized at Pilgrim Congregation Church and confirmed at Hope Lutheran Church. Doug was the youngest of seven children: Nikki, Diane, Robert Jr, Dawn, Scott and Rodney. Doug attended Lockwood schools through the eighth grade, then he attended Billings Central High School, where he graduated in 1988. He then joined the Air Force in 1991 and was honorably discharged in 1996. During his military career, he met and married his first wife, Angel McClain, while living in North Dakota. They had two children, Coral Jade Dunker and Paul William Dunker. Angel and Paul sadly passed away in a tragic car accident in 1995. Doug was a part of the Lockwood community since 1996 and was part of R.L. Dunker and Sons since returning home from his service. Doug served as a manager and part owner of the Fly In Lube and Wash for the greater part of his life. After living and working in the Lockwood community for most of his life, Doug met his wife Laura in 2012 and the two were married in July of 2015.

Doug was a family man, a dedicated and loyal friend, a loving Papa, a cherished Husband, a Beloved Father, and a dedicated son.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Angel McClain and son Paul William Dunker; great-grandparents George H. and Marie Frank, Sara Reigenborn, Paul H. Dunker, and Millie Eddy. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Edna Dunker; his daughter, Coral Jade Dunker; his wife, Laura Ann Dunker; his stepchildren, Stacy, Bradley and Aaron Sammons; his grandsons, Paul and John Scheid, Blake Franklin; granddaughter Hailee Stoddard; his siblings, Nikki and Alan Downer, Diane and Mark Jaskot, Robert Dunker Jr, Dawn and Daron Birch, Scott Dunker, and Rodney and Debbie Dunker; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Viewing will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary and Crematory at 1001 Alderson Ave.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Mount Olive Church at 2336 St Johns Ave.

 If you would like to donate to the funeral fund and expenses, please contact wife Laura Dunker at 406-591-8374. Also please consider donating to the American Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice in Doug’s name.

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19 thoughts on “Douglas ‘Doug’ Lynn Dunker”

    1. Laura and Family, so so sad. Way too young. He lit up your world and you his.
      May God Bless you all and bring you peace and comfort 💜💚💙

  1. Doug was truly one of a kind. I will always admire his quiet love, perseverance, and stoicism that he carried with him wherever he went. My thoughts and love are with all who knew him during this time, and I am grateful to have known and loved him as family. He will be forever missed and forever in my heart.

  2. Laura and Jade and all Family. Bob and Edna; We are so sorry for your lose. Our Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Doug will be greatly missed. Love to all .
    Jerry and Debbie Thompson

  3. Butch and Pam Kaiser

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you. God bless you all. Bob and Edna take care. Butch and Pam Kaiser

  4. I am very sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. I had heard he was battling cancer a few months ago. He was a great guy and will me truly missed by all. To all the Dunker family my condolences. We will be praying for all of you! The entire Diamond B crews sends their prayers.

  5. Laura, Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences. The coming days are going to be hard I know, but you have so many beautiful memories to carry you though. We love you and are here if you need us. Lots of prayers for you and your family today.

  6. Bob,Edna and family. We are so saddened to hear that the cancer took Doug. I got to visit with him at the office just days before it took him. He was so strong to be there so shortly before.
    Our condolences

    Debbie and Shorty Will

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Dunker family. Doug was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. Don and Mary Cantrell and family.

  8. Bob Edna and family
    Our deepest sympathy are with you. So sorry to read of his passing. Didn’t know that he was sick. That darn cancer, you never know when or why.
    Our thoughts and prayer are with you.
    Glen & Rita Seavy

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