Richard Gundolf

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ROSEWOOD — Richard E. Gundolf, age 92, of Rosewood, passed away on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Greenhills Retirement Community, West Liberty.

Born on Aug. 11, 1922 in Champaign County, Mr. Gundolf was a son of the late Glenn L and Ethel J. (Lemmon) Gundolf. He married Marcella J. Watkins on Jan. 17, 1959, and she preceded him in death on June 20, 2006.

Mr. Gundolf is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Ida Snavley, of Clifton Park, New York; a nephew, Tim (Deb) Gundolf, of Urbana; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. He will be missed by his good friends, Garner and Loretta Geuy, of Conover, Sharon Luttrell, of Christiasnburg, and Charles and Marian Moore, of DeGraff.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Emerson and Robert, and a nephew, Jim Gundolf.

Mr. Gundolf was a member of the Rosewood United Methodist Church where he and his wife organized the "tape" ministry. For 14 years they recorded the services and delivered tapes to shut-ins. He was a 1940 graduate of Rosewood High School and was engaged in farming. He retired in 1988 from the Ohio State Department of Transportation.

Mr. Gundolf was a former member of the Champaign County Farm Bureau, the masons and the Rosewood Grange. He was an active volunteer at the Greenhills Community.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at noon in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St., St. Paris with the Rev. Andy Leighty of the Rosewood United Methodist Church presiding. There will be two hours of visitation prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Cedar Point Cemetery, Pasco.

Donations may be made to the Rosewood United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 102, Rosewood, OH 43070 or to Greenhills Retirement Community, 6559 U. S. 68 S., West Liberty, OH 43357.

Condolences to the family may be sent to

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Atkins-Shively Funeral Home
216 South Springfield Street
St Paris, OH 43072
(937) 663-4193
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2015