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Maynard Gonterman

North Little Rock, AR, 1920 - 2011

Rev. Maynard Carl Gonterman (Colonel, USAF retired), 91, left this world peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. He was born in Litchfield, Ill. in 1920. Maynard later married his childhood sweetheart, Shirley Jean Satterlee on Dec. 24, 1941. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II and continued serving his country until September 1965. After retirement from the USAF, he worked for what would become Franklin Electric Motors until his retirement in 1987. On his 80th birthday he was ordained as a deacon in the Episcopal Church and served at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in North Little Rock. Rev. Gonterman was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley and his grandson, John Gonterman. He is survived by his daughters, Georgia Gonterman Waid and husband, Bill, of Davis, Calif., Anne Gonterman of North Little Rock; son, Chris Gonterman and wife, Vicki, of North Little Rock; brother, Kenneth Gonterman, of Seal Beach, Calif.; grandson, Michael Waid, of Yuba City, Calif.; granddaughter, Kristin Waid Lomas, of Davis, Calif.; and great-grandchildren, Andrew Teague, Hannah Lomas, Patrick Waid, Noah Waid and Grace Ann Waid. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. 72116, or your favorite charity. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, with interment at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. Online obituary and guest registry at

Published December 25, 2011

North Little Rock Funeral Home
1921 Main St, North Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-758-1170