Richard C. Gunderson, 84, died Tuesday at his home surrounded by his family, . He was born in Mondovi, WI, November 3, 1935 son of the late Clarence and Anna (Nee: Anderson) Gunderson.
Richard received his education from Mondovi High School. He proudly served in the Army during the Cold War Era stationed in Berlin, Germany. On July 27, 1969 in Valley City, ND, he married the love of his life, Kathleen A. Norberg. Richard retired from the Bosch Corporation in 1998. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection where he worked as a custodian for many years. He was a 50-year member of the Masons, a member of the V.F.W., the American Legion and the Sons of Norway. He especially enjoyed deer hunting and spending time with his family and friends. Above all, he was a devoted husband father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Kathy; his daughter, Rachel; grandsons, Devon and Jayson; his sister, Doris Yarrington; nieces, nephews other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Roger, and brother-in-law, Ken Yarrington.
Funeral services and full military honors will be held at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 322 Ohio St. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2 p.m. with Reverend Karen Pahl officiating. Private entombment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family prior to the service 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Memorials to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection or to an education fund for Richard’s two grandsons have been suggested.
Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.
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