Nancy L. Gunderman, 81

Nancy Louise Gunderman, 81, of Wabash, died at 12:48 a.m., Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Parkview Wabash Hospital.

She was born July 24, 1934 in Escanaba, Mich.,to Stan and Marianne (Duranceau) Ostman.

Nancy was a 1952 graduate of Escanaba High School, and attended Northern Michigan University.  She married Paul D. Gunderman in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Oct. 13, 1956.  She was the personnel secretary at Honeywell/Markhon and also worked at Sears, both in Wabash. 

She lived in Wabash from 1964-1989, in Mitchell, from 1989-2015, and lived the past six months at Bickford Cottage in Wabash.  Nancy enjoyed collecting antiques and playing the piano and violin. 

She is survived by her husband, Paul D. Gunderman of Wabash; three children, Chris (Tim) Rose and Dean (Lauri) Gunderman, both of Wabash, and Shari (Jim) Kassebaum of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, Adrianne (Doug) Pelphrey of Wabash, Carmela (Chad) Parrett of LaFontaine, Tim (Amanda) Rose, Jr., Dylan Gunderman, and Nici Gunderman, all of Wabash, Nathan (Emily) Kassebaum of Virginia Beach, Va., Clair Kassebaum of Wheaton, Ill., and Jared Kassebaum of Indianapolis; 10 great grandchildren, and her brother, John Ostman of Escanaba, Mich. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

There will be no services. 

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Bickford Cottage.

The memorial guest book for Nancy may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Mar 31