Frances Marie <I>Pettit</I> Gunter

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Frances Marie Pettit Gunter

  • Birth 4 Feb 1936
  • Death 18 Dec 2010
  • Burial Van Wert, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 23192393

Frances Marie Gunter, daughter of Paul Arthur Pettit and Doris Abby (Gray) Pettit was born Tuesday, February 4, 1936 in Osceola, Iowa and passed from this life Friday, December 17, 2010 at her home in Van Wert, Iowa at 74 years of age.

Marie received her education in Osceola and graduated from Osceola High School in 1954.

She was united in marriage to Eugene Colon Gunter on March 31, 1979 at the Eagles Lodge in Osceola, Iowa and they were the parents of nine children.

Marie worked for many years in Osceola at Furnas Electric as a Line Coordinator. In later years, she worked at Casey's General Store until her health forced her retirement.

She was a member of Osceola Eagles Lodge Aerie #3495 in Osceola, Iowa. She loved to fish and enjoyed reading romance novels and taking long rides in the country. She also cherished spending time with her best friend Vicky, having fun at the casino. However, some of her greatest joys came from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Those relatives who preceded Marie in death were her Mother and Step Father, Doris and Andy Kutchar; Father, Paul Pettit; Daughters, Marcyne Grimes and Kathleen Grimes and Son, Marc Grimes.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Gene Gunter of Van Wert, Iowa, Daughter, Patricia (Duane) Wilkins of Murray, Iowa, Son, Gale Grimes of Des Moines, Iowa, Step-Son, Colon Wright of Des Moines, Iowa, Step-Daughter, Shelly (Robin) Bradford of Garden Grove, Iowa, Step-Son, Ralph Wright of Lorimor, Iowa, Step-Son, Gary Wright and friend John Rouse of Garden Grove, Iowa, Step-Daughter, Tammy Wallace of Lorimor, Iowa, Sister, Beverly Fry of Creston, Iowa, Brother, Arthur Paul (Jeannine) Pettit of Tacoma, WA; Grandchildren, Christopher (Lynsey) Wilkins of Corning, IA; Cathleen Gunn (Jesse) of Osceola, IA; Gage and Zachary Grimes of Osceola, IA; Cassia Grimes of Missouri, Michael Grimes of Missouri, Beth Lawson of Garden Grove, IA, Jessie Bradford of Garden Grove, IA and Tiffany Wright of Lorimor, IA. 10 Great Grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews other relatives and a host of friends.


wed March 31 1979





  • Created by: 46620252
  • Added: 1 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23192393
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Marie Pettit Gunter (4 Feb 1936–18 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23192393, citing Van Wert Cemetery, Van Wert, Decatur County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by 46620252 (contributor 46620252) .