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John J. Gunden
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1889
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1959
Bay Port
Huron County
Michigan, USA

Son of John Gunden
& Mary Swartzentruber
One of fourteen children;
9 sisters & 4 brothers
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1879 Catherine E. (Kauffman)***see below
1881 Emma (Bender)***see below
1882 Christian J.***see below
1884 Lizzie (Steckley)***see below
1886 Lydia S. (Mayer)***see below
1892 Agnes B. (Byler)***see below
1893 Fannie (Yoder)***see below
1895 Joseph W.***see below
1897 Mary E. (Albrecht)***see below
1899 William S.***see below
1901 Laura B.***see below
19?? Theodore

Married Rachel Albrecht
14 Sep 1914
Father of seven children;
3 daughters & 4 sons
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1916 Iva E. (Swartzendruber)
1919 Clara M. (Statler)
1921 Glenn J.
1922 Lala (King)
1926 Delmar J.
1928 Olin L.
1933 John Dale

Obituary Gospel Herald 10 Nov 1959, Vol. LII, No. 44, pg 975
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Gunden, John, son of the late John and Mary (Swartzentruber) Gunden, was born near McPherson, Kans., Dec. 16, 1889; died as a result of an accident [a crushed chest and suffocation] on his farm near Bay Port, Mich., Oct. 22, 1959; aged 69 y. 10 m. 6 d.

He was married on Sept. 24, 1914, to Rachel Albrecht, who survives. Also surviving are 7 children Iva (Lawrence) Swartzendruber, Clara (Mark) Salter, Lala (John) King, Glen, Olin, and John Dale, all of Bay Port; and Delmar, of Sebewaing, Mich., one foster son Michael Sape, Linwood, Mich., 26 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 5 foster grandchildren, 5 sisters (Lydia (Sol.) Mayer, Sarasota, Fla.; Agnes (Jess) Byler; Mrs. Fannie Yoder, Laura, all of Pigeon, and Mary (Mose) Albrecht, Bay Port, and 3 brothers Chris, Goshen, Ind., Joseph, Sarasota, Fla., and William, Elkhart, Ind.

He was a member of the Pigeon River C. M. Church, where funeral services were held on Oct. 25, in charge of Emmanuel Swartzentruber and Willard Mayer.

Generously shared by Allan Dettweiler, 18 Jan 2013
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Gunden (1854 - 1931)
  Mary Swartzendruber Gunden (1859 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Albrecht Gunden (1890 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Iva E Gunden Swartzendruber (1916 - 2006)*
  Clara M. Gunden Stalter (1919 - 1989)*
  Delmar Jay Gunden (1926 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine E. Gunden Kauffman (1879 - 1944)*
  Emma Gunden Bender (1881 - 1934)*
  Christian J. Gunden (1882 - 1961)*
  Lizzie Gunden Steckley (1884 - 1945)*
  Lydia S. Gunden Mayer (1886 - 1977)*
  Anna Gunden (1888 - 1890)*
  John J. Gunden (1889 - 1959)
  Agnes B. Gunden Byler (1892 - 1985)*
  Fannie Gunden Yoder (1893 - 1971)*
  Joseph W. Gunden (1895 - 1978)*
  Mary E. Gunden Albrecht (1897 - 1987)*
  William S. Gunden (1899 - 1975)*
  Laura B. Gunden (1901 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pigeon River Mennonite Church Cemetery
Pigeon
Huron County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Record added: Apr 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69132762
John J. Gunden
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