Tricounty News

Marvin 'Duce' Gunnerson, 80


Marvin “Duce” Gunnerson died  Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his South Haven home. He was 80.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral chapel.

Marvin Joseph Gunnerson was born June 30, 1933, in Annandale to Joseph and Lillian (Gill) Gunnerson. He worked as a block-layer all his life. Duce enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his ATV.

Duce was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Jesse Gunnerson, and brother Harold “Dale” Gunnerson.

He is survived by his seven children: Greg (and Audrey Purcell) Gunnerson of Annandale, Kevin (and Nancy) Gunnerson of South Haven, Sherry (and Terry) Duncan of Ogilvie, Carl (and Coralie) Gunnerson of Litchfield, Mona (and Wayne) Weisman of Kimball, Joseph (and Annette) Gunnerson of South Haven, and Todd (and Nancy) Gunnerson of Maple Lake; sisters Mary Arlt of Minneapolis, Lucy (and Milton) Schmidt of Kimball, and Judy (and Lee) Nothegal of Missoula, Mont.; brother John Gunnerson of Annandale; 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.