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Thelma May Mitchell Van Gunda
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1916
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1993
Chico
Butte County
California, USA

Chico Enterprise-Record, Friday, October 22, 1993: "Paradise -- A graveside service for Thelma May Vangunda, 77, of Paradise, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Dayton Cemetery. She died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1993, in a Chico hospital. She was born Jan. 4, 1916, in Tulsa, Okla., to Jess and Ruby Meyers Mitchell. When she was 7 years old, she moved to Pocola, Okla. In 1935, she moved to Chico. She relocated to Washington in 1975 and returned to Chico in 1985. She them moved to Paradise in 1990. Survivors include three sons, William of Puyallup, Wash., Jess of Hamilton City and Clarence of Oroville; three daughters, Irma Kemp of Paradise, and Eiola Leahy and Patricia Ince, both of Stirling City; a brother, Leroy Mitchell of Toppenish, Wash.; a sister, Lucille Chapman of Oroville; and 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home in Chico." 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Bates Mitchell (1878 - 1967)
  Ruby Ella Myers Mitchell (1897 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Cyrus William Van Gunda (1911 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Irma Dell Van Gunda Kemp (1941 - 2002)*
  Velma Viola Van Gunda Leahy (1943 - 2009)*
  Caroline Jean Van Gunda (1951 - 1951)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thelma May Mitchell Van Gunda (1916 - 1993)
  Clarence Albert Mitchell (1931 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
No marker had been placed in 1993, 1994 or 1995

"THELMA MAY
VAN GUNDA
JAN. 4, 1916
OCT. 19, 1993
AT REST"

The upright concrete marker, 24 x 20 x 2"; was set in a 24 x 8" concrete base by Dayton Service Group, January 1995.
 
Note: SOURCE: Dayton Cemetery 1994 By Adriana Farley and Marilyn Corley
 
Burial:
Dayton Cemetery
Dayton
Butte County
California, USA
Plot: Sec 2 Row 5 #8
 
Maintained by: Finn Kin Gal
Originally Created by: Adriana
Record added: Feb 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65290900
Thelma May <i>Mitchell</i> Van Gunda
Added by: Adriana
 
Thelma May <i>Mitchell</i> Van Gunda
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Thelma May <i>Mitchell</i> Van Gunda
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