Tahlequah Daily Press

Obituaries

April 4, 2014

Betty Ann Gunderson

TAHLEQUAH — Betty Gunderson, Tahlequah resident, died Monday, March 17, peacefully with her family at her side.

She was 83 years of age.

A graveside service will be held at a later date, to be determined.

Betty was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Rogersville, Tenn., the daughter of Lewis and Maude Jenkins.

She was a college level instructor for many years and held a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare and Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology.

Survivors include her sons, Greg and Scott Gunderson; daughter Julie Stack; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James, in 2011.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages friends to honor Betty’s memory by donating to Mary’s Meals (an organization dedicated to providing daily meals, nutrition and education to underprivileged children) at www.marysmeals.org.

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