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James L. Gunther Sr.

James L. Gunther Sr. James L. Gunther Sr.

James L. Gunther Sr., 86, Corydon, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at his home.
Born Oct. 17, 1928, in Corydon, he was the son of the late Louis and Ethel Gehlbach Gunther.
He was a rate clerk for the old L&N Railroad in Louisville for almost 30 years, a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church near Lanesville and an Army veteran during the Korean War.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Margaret E. Baumgart, and an infant brother, Max Eugene Gunther.
Survivors include three sons, James L. Jr., Gary W. and John P. Gunther, all of Corydon; five brothers, Clifford, George and Earl Wayne Gunther, all of Corydon, Ronald Gunther of Utica and Phillip Gunther of Clarksville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, Feb. 24, from noon to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church south of Lanesville with burial in the church cemetery.
Officiant: Pastor Christopher Truelsen.
Pallbearers: Scott Gunther, Chris Shireman, Russell Baumgart, Jeff and Doug Frederick and Nathan Cates.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or School.