Marceline E. Gundert
Marcelline E. “Marcie” Gundert,
age 93, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019, at St. Francis
Terrace. She was born on Tuesday, August 10, 1926, in Jericho, Wis., the
daughter of Bruno and Clara (née Freund) Schneider. Marcie attended school in Jericho.
On Tuesday, May 13, 1947, she married Ralph Gundert at Holy Trinity Church in Jericho.
He preceded her in death on Wednesday, June 12, 2002.
Marcie enjoyed traveling,
playing cards, bowling, gardening, walking and creating beautiful floral
arrangements. She enjoyed time with her family, especially her siblings,
grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, many of whom received her hand stitched
quilts, crocheted afghans, and fleece blankets. Marcie was a member for many
years and past president of the Mt. Calvary Legion Auxiliary Unit 454 and was
honored with the 6th District Outstanding Auxiliary Member Award. She
enjoyed volunteering at St. Agnes Hospital for eight years and worked at the
polls for elections. She was a member of the Calvary Homemakers Club and served
as a tour guide for many day trips with the group. Marcie was a member and Past
President of the St. Peter’s Altar Society, served on the Parish Council, and
sang in the choir for many years. She continued to sing in the choir while a
resident of St. Francis Terrace. Marcie and Ralph also loved singing with the
Longbranch Choir with many of their Holyland friends.
Survivors include four children,
Mary Anne (Dick) Bertram of Fond du Lac, Carol (Lyle) Birschbach of Fond du Lac,
Jack (Karen) Gundert of Malone and Ralph
(Tracy) Gundert, Jr. of Beaver Dam; twelve grandchildren, Doug, Shelly and Jeff
(Kristin) Bertram, Jodi (Will) Greer, Jessica (Nels) Quackenbush, Tracy (Nick)
Lisowe, Mike (Sarah) Gundert and Tim (Sarah) Gundert, Angie (Andy) Smedberg,
Jaycee, Corey, Shelby Gundert, Theresa (Brandon) Loomer; twenty-two
great-grandchildren; six siblings, Germaine Mand, Dolores (Ronald) Reinl,
Alphonse (Ella Mae) Schneider, Romilda (Donald) Schmitz, Franklin (Virginia)
Schneider and Evelyn Pavlicek; and one brother-in-law, Ed Koenigs.
She was preceded in death by her
husband of fifty-five years, Ralph; parents, Bruno and Clara; an infant son,
Gerard Joseph Gundert; a grandson, Brian Gundert; a brother, Melvin Schneider; a
sister, Mildred Koenigs; three brothers-in law, Gilbert Mand, Marvin
Muellenbach, and Lou Pavlicek; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Schneider.
Visitation will be held from
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Friday, October 18, 2019 at St. Peter Church, N8079 Church
Rd. in Malone. The Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12:00 PM with burial
in the parish cemetery to follow the service.
The family would like to thank
the staff of the St. Agnes Hospital Emergency Room as well as that of St. Francis
Terrace and Agnesian Hospice Hope.
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