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Funeral held for Cottage Grove native and sheriff's deputy Jeff Bunton

Squad cars from the Cottage Grove Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office led a procession down 80th Street following the Monday, Oct. 28, funeral for Jeff Bunton.

A funeral was was held Monday, Oct. 28, for Jeff Bunton, a 41-year-old Cottage Grove native and Park High School graduate who died of pancreatic cancer last week.

Bunton died Oct. 23 after battling pancreatic cancer. 

A Navy veteran, Bunton had worked as a Hennepin County sheriff’s deputy for the past 14 years.

A vehicle procession after Bunton's funeral at Zion Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove was led by Cottage Grove Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff's Office squad cars.

-Scott Wente

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