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Obituary for Marcella L. Gundacker

Marcella L. Gundacker, 87, of La Crosse, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011, at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center, La Crosse.
She was born March 22, 1924, in Waukon, Iowa, to Jesse and Leila (Johnson) Rush. On June 22, 1947, she married John H. Gundacker in Waukon, Iowa, and he preceded her in death on January 8, 1978.
Survivors include her son, Don (Linda) Gundacker of North Bend, Wis.; three grandchildren, Ben Gundacker of Onalaska, Wis., Angela (Ben) Pilla of Ridgeway, Wis., and Jesse Gundacker of North Bend, Wis.; her great-granddaughter, Hailey Pilla; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Marcella was preceded in death by her sister, Hazel (Harold) Knight; and her special friend, George Jordan.
Graveside services and burial will be Thursday, August 11, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. in Oakland Cemetery, Waukon, Iowa. Rev. Lynn Groe will officiate. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, (Woodruff Chapel), La Crosse, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at
The family wishes to thank everyone who cared for Marcella over the years.