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Bette J. Gundrum, 84, Kewanna, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 19, 1933, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late George and Minnie June (Lowe) Townsend. On Dec. 26, 1951 in Fulton, Indiana, she married James Alfred Gundrum who survives.
Bette retired from Logansport National City Bank where she was the manager of the Twelve Mile Branch. She was a member of American Legion Post #36, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rochester and was a part of their Parish Council and Altar and Rosary Society. Bette was a board member of the Fulton County Precinct Committee and the Fulton Cemetery. She also served as the treasurer for the Logansport Deanery D.C.C.W.
Surviving along with her husband, Alfred, is a son, James Robert (Terri) Gundrum, Rochester; two daughters, Sandy (Charles) Warpenburg, Twelve Mile, and Beth (Gary) Williams, Rochester; grandchildren, Chuck (Abby) Warpenburg, Uriah (Josie) Horn, Christine (Steve) Lang, Amanda (Steve) Metzger, Nicole (Vance) Monical, Ryley Williams and Ryan Williams; great-grandchildren, Ella, Monica, Jack, Paisley, Mason, Max, Chas, Gage and Grayce; three great-great-grandchildren, Livy, Sadie and Oliver; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, William J. Gundrum; two sisters, Wilma Finks and Jeanne Fincher; and three brothers, George, Robert and John Townsend.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rochester, with Fr. Dominic Petan Officiating. Burial will follow in the Fulton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Gundrum Funeral Home. The Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
You may sign Bette's guestbook online at www.gundrumcares.com.
Published on October 1, 2017
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