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Melba M. Gunter

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Melba M. Gunter Obituary
Melba Gunter

Melba Marie Gunter, nee Russell, 85, of Collinsville, Ill., born Jan. 10, 1931, in Piedmont, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill.

Melba was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Essie, nee Bennett, Russell; and three brothers, Delbert, Ernest and Robert Russell.

Surviving are her husband, Carl J. Gunter, whom she married Jan. 7, 1951, in Belleville, Ill.; two daughters, Carla (David) Onstott of Maryville, Ill., and Janet Stinnett of Collinsville, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jamison Onstott, Kristopher Onstott, Brent (Carrie) Stinnett and Kara Stinnett; two great grandchildren, Sofia Stinnett and Owen Stinnett; a nephew and nieces.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Condolences may be express to the family at www.hakassly.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in Arcadia Valley Cemetery, Ironton, Mo.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 22, 2016
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