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GUNZEL, Eileen
GUNZEL, Eileen Eileen was born on May 8, 1928 in Fargo N.D., on the family farm. She went to elementary school at the Gunderson Elementary School which was a one room school house. She finished her education in Minnesota by earning her teaching degree from Moorhead State University. She passed away after living with Alzheimers Disease for the last 10 years on July 2, 2015. In her final years she was lovingly cared for by the Guma Residential Board and Care in Lancaster. She lived in Lancaster for 62 years. She began her teaching career in Wheaton and Moorhead Minnesota. She moved to California to teach for the Eastside Union School District and then moving to the Lancaster School District, teaching at several schools for 28 years. She was a long time member of Lutheran Church of the Master where she taught Sunday School. She met and later married Robert F. Gunzel in 1953 who was a veteran of the Army Air Corp and worked at Edwards Air Force Base. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1986. She is survived by her children, Denise Carroll, Kurt Gunzel (Susan) and Ginny Whitfield (Don); 4 grandchildren, Christian Gunzel, Kelsey (Adam) Borjon, Jared Whitfield (Jonna) and Kyle Whitfield and a great-granddaughter, Kori Whitfield. Services were private. Joshua Memorial Park , Lancaster

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