Obituary and Service Information for Walter Virgil Gunnett, Sr.

Gunnett, Sr., Walter Virgil

Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: Thursday, February 19, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Mt. Olive Cemetery, DeSoto

Donations may be made to family

Walter V. Gunnett, Sr, 66, of DeSoto passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2009 at his home. He was born October 20, 1942, in St Louis, MO, to the late Raymond and Helen Theresa (Oatman) Gunnett.

He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley (Pennock) Gunnett; a son Walter (Dawn) Gunnett, Jr. DeSoto; 5 daughters: Laura Gunnett, Bonne Terre, Carrie (Robert) Hines, DeSoto, Dianne (Delroy) Bechtold, St. Joseph, MN, Rachael (John) Darnell, Valle Mines, Wendy (Gary) Allen, Bonne Terre; 6 grandchildren: Coty, Allyssa, Rebeka, Austin, Elijah and Helen; 2 brothers: Robert (Brenda) DeSoto, Raymond (Dixie) Gunnett, DeSoto; 2 sisters: Irene (Nate) Meyers, DeSoto, and Judy Boxwell, Hematite. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Gunnett and a sister Ruthie Gunnett.

Mr. Gunnett was an assembler for Chrysler Corporation. He served in the U.S. Air Force, a Vietnam veteran. He liked to hunt and fish. He was a member of the Valle Mines Worship Center and loved going to church.

Funeral services will be officiated by Rev. Wayne Kean.


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