Murnard Maurice Gunderson, age 93 of Mt. Morris, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Theda Care Hospital, Appleton with his family by his side. He was born in Waushara County on November 3, 1925 to Maurice and Vera (Taylor) Gunderson. He was Baptized and Confirmed at Mt. Morris Lutheran Church. On September 3, 1953 he married Elaine Schetskie in Redgranite. He served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard for over 10 years and was honorably discharged. Murnard worked at Berlin Foundry for many years, was a welder and mechanic at Eastside Sales & Service and hobby farmer. He enjoyed riding his Harley, camping, fishing, hunting, traveling with family both near and far and watching NASCAR. Murnard was an avid story teller and one story always led to another. He was very proud of his Norwegian Heritage. In his later years he was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Murnard is survived by his wife: Elaine Gunderson; children: Michael (Dawn) Gunderson, Paul (Shelia) Gunderson, Cheryl (Alan) Anderson, Kathy Gunderson, Angela Griffith; grandchildren: Jodi (Rob) Schlicting, Devin (Lizzy) Gunderson, Josh (Amber) Neils, Britany Gunderson, Serena Gunderson, Brent Trochinski, Keith Knudtson, Eric (Carrie) Anderson, Matthew (Kathy) Anderson, Marc (Anna) Anderson, Luke Anderson, Justina Gunderson, Anna Chanslor, Dakota (Bryana) Gunderson; 16 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Verlin Gunderson.
Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Mt. Morris Holden Lutheran Church with Military Honors and burial in the church cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends at church on Thursday from 9:30AM until the time of services at 11AM
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