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Doylestown Intelligencer (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Doylestown, Pennsylvania Monday May 25, 2015 the intelligencer a5 remembering o a True american by George Mattar staff writer two of William wonders Lour children gathered at his House saturday. A thick Brown wooden Kitchen table was covered with documents and letters going Back to the 1940s. A Frame containing Wunders Bronze Star infantry badge and other medals from his service in world War ii hang nearby. And As memorial Day approached Wunders children talked about the Impact their dad had on their lives. Wunder died May 13 at age is. He missed memorial Day by 12 Days. Veterans administration statistics show our a greatest generation Quot is fading fast. About 492 world War ii veterans die each Day. His sons Brian Bob and Bill and daughter Sharon have nothing but fond memories of dad. They Best remember him As a hard worker a disciplinarian a Christian and a very Good lather who made sure they worked for what they have. The Brothers All said memorial Day has lost much of its original meaning to Honor our veterans who have Given us our Freedom. Instead for mane. Memorial Day has become a Day to shop jump in the still cold Ocean or see How Many burgers you can hip on the Grill. Wunder fought at the Battle of the bulge under Gen. George s. Batton in the 69th infantry division. Born in Philadelphia he was raised in Fox Chase and was an original Levittown Homeowner. In fact he was the first resident on Primrose Lane in palls. Brian remembers that part of Pinewood in palls As a Bunch of a Sticks Quot which Are now towering Trees. Wunder enlisted in the . Army in 1943 w Hen he was 17 because he wanted to serve his country. George Mattar staff William Wunder fought at the Battle of the bulge under Gen George s Patton in the 69th infantry division. After the War he reenlisted for another three years and became the manager of the american transient hotel and mess in Augsburg Germany. He hired a Young girl Gertrud As a waitress. The two fell in love and were married for 61 years said his daughter Sharon Snyder. Upon returning to the United states Wunder worked Tor Bond bread for 35 years until it closed in the late 1970s. Like Many men of his generation who worked endless hours to support their families Wunder also was the former owner and operator of the original Bill s window cleaning service in Levittown and worked with France compressor products in Newtown until retiring in 1990. A after starting the window cleaning company he kept a paper list of his customers. He had hundreds of customers. Everybody liked him Quot Snyder said. And like mane Philadelphia natives Wunder was an avid eagles Tan loved the Jersey Shore and fishing on the Beach. Brian Bob Bill and Sharon want to Best remember their dad As a True Patriot who dearly loved his country and everyone he met. A the was a True american a Snyder said. A the enlisted to fight for his country he worked hard to provide for his children and he always drove an american Bob said he wanted to remember his father As a Good Christian Man. A the was very strict yet fair his religion was very important to him and he believed in hard work to get what you want a he said. A the was a Little tougher on us boys than Sharon. Our family was involved in family oldest son Bill followed in his dad s footsteps and enlisted in the air Boree in 1968, knowing he would Likely go to Vietnam. He served in the Central Highlands. Bill called his dad a great father a the provided for us. He was strict but mom was More the disciplinarian. He was proud of me for sen my our country and was very patriotic it absolutely bothers me that Many in this country have forgotten what memorial Day is supposed to be Quot he said. A in what Little spare time he had. Dad always enjoyed a Good German Beer. 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