Thursday, October 26, 2006

Bill Gundel, 66, of Seligman, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at his home.

He was born July 12, 1940, at Jacket, to Frederick Edward Gundel and Ada May Duncan Gundel. He was a lifelong resident of this area and a dairy farmer for 37 years. he was a member of the Church of Christ in Pea Ridge, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Maurice Gundel and Edward Gundel; and two sisters, Marie Slane and Betty Slane.

Survivors include: his wife of 46 years, Sara Henbest Gundel, whom he married Sept. 6, 1960, at Bentonville, Ark.; one son, Joe Gundel and Sondra, of Seligman; one daughter, Cheryl Williams and Mark, of Bentonville, Ark.; one brother Bob Gundel, of Washburn; five sisters, Bonnie Slane, of Fremont, Ohio, Joy Cargile and Margie Banks, both of Pineville; Sue Dalton, of Washburn, and Sharon Weiser, of Pea Ridge, Ark.; two grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Pea Ridge Church of Christ with Malcolm Scott and Jack Garner officiating. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery, Pea Ridge, Ark.