Edward S. Gunselman, 76, Ferdinand

Ed GunselmanEdward S. Gunselman, 76, of Ferdinand, died Wednesday (August 23) at Memorial Hospital and HealthCare Center in Jasper. He was born in Ferdinand March 5, 1941, to Edward P. and Clara (Steffen) Gunselman. He married Mary Kaufman September 19, 1964, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia.

Edward was an employee of DMI. He also worked at Homestead Pizza and at Walmart as a greeter. He enjoyed animals, farming, and socializing with family and friends. He was a member of St. Ferdinand Catholic Church and the St. Joseph Sodality.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Gunselman; two sons, Fabian Gunselman and wife Charlotte and Tim Gunselman and wife Elizabeth, all of Ferdinand; one daughter Agnes Vaal and husband Rodney, St. Meinrad; one nephew, Ron Hasenour and wife Sandy, St. Meinrad; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Catherine Hasenour, and one nephew, James Hasenour. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church will burial following in the church cemetery.

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