Obituaries

Anna Marie Gunderman

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Anna Marie Nahlen Gunderman, age 94, of Conway, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023. She was born on December 3, 1928, to Joe and Christine Rumker Nahlen. She retired from Kimberly Clark in Conway after 20 years. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Church, and a member of the Christian Mothers Society, and a faithful participant of Senior Saints. She was very active in all aspects of St. Joseph Church. The Gunderman family garden was known throughout the city that she attended to daily. She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank, of 58 years; and her son, John Gunderman. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Joe, Andrew, Tony, and Clarence Nahlen; and her sisters, Sister Josita Nahlen, OSB, Gertrude Siebenmorgen, and Theresa Nahlen. She is survived by her daughters, Margaret (Deacon Calvin) Pearcy, of Conway, Sharon (Mark) Tyler, of Morrilton, Annette (Duane) Snider, of Greenbrier, and Janice (Jeff) Gossett, of Germantown, Tenn. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Fr. Jason Tyler, of Fayetteville, Tara Tinker, of Conway, Kimberly (Justin) Spickes, of Little Rock, Josh (Michelle) Tinker, of Bella Vista, Eric Tyler, of Morrilton, Rachel (Colton) Kordsmeier, of Conway, Matthew (Karah) Snider, of Nesbit, Miss., Melissa Snider, of lowa City, lowa, Katherine Snider, of Hollister, Mo., and Anna Gossett, of Germantown, Tenn.; nine great-grandchildren: Melody Spickes, Maggie Tinker, Hannah Tinker, Tyler Spickes, Emily Tinker, Millicent Tinker, Thomas Kordsmeier, Oliver Kordsmeier, and Samuel Kordsmeier; step-grandchildren, Ryan, Jordan (Jessica), Madelyn (Summer), and Lillian Pearcy; and one brother, T. J. Nahlen, of Conway. The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to Nalene Langford and Peggy Burns Rappold for all the care they have given to Anna these last few months. A rosary and visitation will be held at St. Joseph Church from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, November 24. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 25, at 10 a.m., also at St. Joseph, with grandson, Fr. Jason Tyler, presiding. Burial will follow at Crest-lawn Memorial Park, Conway. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph School Endowment in Conway or Sacred Heart School Endowment in Morrilton.

Published November 12, 2023