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Michael Aaron Gunderson

November 22, 1975 — May 6, 2023

Kalona

Michael A. Gunderson, 47, of Kalona, formerly of Zumbrota, MN, passed from this life on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at his home surrounded by family, following a courageous fight with cancer. The family will greet friends Friday, May 12, 2023, from 2:30 – 6:30 PM, followed by a memorial service at 6:30 PM, at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The memorial service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook and Youtube pages. A memorial fund has been established in Michael’s name to benefit his son, Grahm. https://gofund.me/38108377

Michael Aaron Gunderson was born November 22, 1975, in Prairie du Chien, WI, the son of Stephen and Candy (Reddy) Gunderson. He graduated from Muscatine High School and the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Science. On October 22, 2004, he was united in marriage to Jenny Bohr in Playa del Carmen. Michael was a histotech with Sakura, serving as an area sales manager. He was a standing member of the National Society of Histotechnology since 1998, and a member of the Minnesota Society for Histologists. Michael enjoyed spending time with his family; riding his motorcycle; woodworking; golf; attending Iowa football games with his wife; traveling; playing cards and poker with friends and family and cooking.

Survivors include his wife Jenny and son Grahm of Kalona; two aunts: Diane “Nan” Gibson of Arizona and Diane (Eric) Schulz of Dubuque; father and mother-in-law Jim and Jeannie Bohr of Protivin, IA; two sisters-in-law: Jackie Bohr (Mike Plewacki) and Jodee (Brent) Beck both of Cedar Rapids, IA; niece Carley Beck of Cedar Rapids, IA; and nephew Riley Beck of Chicago, IL, and a number of cousins and very close friends in Iowa and Minnesota.

 

Preceding Michael in death was his grandmother-in-law, Evelyn Pechota.

                             

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Visitation

Friday, May 12, 2023

2:30 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Peterseim Funeral Home Kalona

201 B Ave, Kalona, IA 52247

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Memorial Service

Friday, May 12, 2023

Starts at 6:30 pm (Central time)

Peterseim Funeral Home Kalona

201 B Ave, Kalona, IA 52247

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