William Gundelach

Obituary of William Eugene Gundelach

Bill Gundelach 65 passed away on February 27,2022 with his wife and family by his side. He
was predeceased by his parents Jim and Namotia Gundelach, his sister Jane, brothers Gary
Gundelach, Timothy Gundelach and Malcolm Gundelach and Stepson Joel Chamberlain.

He is survived by his wife Wallieh(Gloria) his brother Jim(Linda) Gundelach and his sister
Cheryl(Tom)Escalante. His Children Tara, Liz, William, Jimmy and David his stepchildren Reed
and Dominic. His grandchildren Symone, Raychell, Chasity, Anessa, Allana, Jayden, Kayla,
Briar, Levi, Jaiden and great grandsons Gabriel and Joel.

Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman and his favorite place to be with his boat was Lake
Powell. He spent 6 years in the Navy, his last duty was on the USS Mendel Rivers. After that he
attended NAU and studied drafting and retired as a Construction Contractor.
Bill spent many years as a single father raising his 5 children. With his marriage to Wallieh they
added 3 more. He spent a lot of time fishing in the Verde River, gardening, canning his peppers
and making prickly pear wine.

Bill loved his family and his friends deeply. He will be missed by all that knew him.
He had an ornery sense of humor and loved conversation and banter.
He liked beer…

There will be a celebration of life on March 19, 2022 at the American Legion on 480 S. Calvery
Way, Cottonwood, AZ from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM


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