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Edna Iona Gunther

March 3, 1920 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 100)


Edna Ione Gunther

Edna Ione Gunther, 100-years-old, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at home on June 10, 2020. She is survived by her children, Marie Evanson, John (Jeannette), Edward (Carol) James (Feie), William (Barbara); 11 grand-children, 21 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur and her parents and siblings.

Edna was born March 3, 1920, to Herbert and Maude Howland in Atwood, Kansas. Edna and Arthur were married November 17, 1944 in California while Art served in the military. They then settled in Kansas City as life-long residents.

Edna graduated from St. Margaret’s Hospital Nursing School in 1943.  Her family and friends will remember her as a compassionate and caring nurse, devoted to family, and a loving mother. Her nursing career covered many years, doing private duty nursing, working at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Providence Hospital, and she retired from Bethany Hospital in Kansas City, KS. She was involved in many local organizations and enjoyed a good game of bowling and bingo and was a long-time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Visitation is scheduled from 9:30-10:30 AM, Saturday June 13, 2020 with a Mass of Christian burial to follow 10:30 AM, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N 53rd Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66104. Entombment will be at Mount Calvary Catholic Mausoleum, 38th & State Avenue, Kansas City, KS. 66104

The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice, Providence Hospital and Del Mar Gardens for their compassionate care.

Donations may be made to Christ the King Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas. Arrangements handled through Mary Butler Meyer Funeral Home

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June 13, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
King Catholic Church (Kansas City, Kansas)

Funeral Mass
June 13, 2020

10:30 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church
3024 North53rd
Kansas, KS 66104


Christ the King Catholic Church
3027 North 54th, Kansas City KS 66104

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