MATTOON - Dale E. Van Gundy, 64, Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Mattoon and Olney, retired from AmerenCIPS, died Tuesday (Dec. 28, 2004). Services: 10 a.m. Friday, Schilling Funeral Home, Mattoon. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial: Restitution Cemetery, Casey. Memorials: donor's choice.
Published in the Decatur Herald & Review on 12/30/2004.
News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, Thurs 1/6/2005
DALE E. VAN GUNDY, 64, Raleigh, Dec. 28. Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, St. Mary's Street.
DALE E. VAN GUNDY, age 64, or Raleigh, North Carolina, formerly of Mattoon and Olney, Illinois passed away at 5:55 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2004, at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.
A memorial service in tribute to his life will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 6 in the chapel of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 St. Mary's Street.
Dale was born June 19, 1940, in Mattoon, a son of J. D. and Dorothy (Arthur) Van Gundy. He married his sweetheart, Jane Thayer on July 3, 1960.
Survivors include: his loving wife, Jane Van Gundy of Raleigh; his five children, Todd Van Gundy and wife, Michelle of Raleigh, Julie Rhoads and husband, Rod of Germantown Hills, IL, Brian Van Gundy and wife, Robin of Olney, IL, Sean Van Gundy and wife, Sarah of Clayton, and Jamie Brown and husband, Sean of Wake Forest; his father and stepmother, J. D. and Dodie Van Gundy of Mattoon; three sisters, Phyllis McClellan and husband, Steve of Chambersburg, PA, Barbara Buckley and husband, Bob of Mattoon, Terri Wetzel and husband, Mark of Champaign; and 13 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Van Gundy.
Mr. Van Gundy was formerly employed with Ameren C.I.P.S. for 31 years. Following his retirement, he enjoyed working part-time for Schilling Funeral Home in Mattoon and when he and Jane moved to North Carolina, he also enjoyed working with Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Raleigh. Dale was a very gifted and talented man and thoroughly enjoyed working with people as well as spending time on the golf course and most importantly with his family.
Memorial gifts in his honor are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.
Name of Deceased: Dale E. Van Gundy
Age at Death: 64
Birth Date: 19 Jun 1940
Death Date: 28 Dec 2004
Newspaper Title: Olney Daily Mail
Newspaper Location: Olney, IL, Us
Obituary Publication Date: 31 Dec 2004
Locations Mentioned in Obituary: Raleigh, NC; Clayton, NC; of; North Carolina; Wake Forest, NC; Germantown Hills; Mattoon
Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary: Robin; Barbara Buckley; Phyllis McClellan; Bob; Todd Van Gundy; Julia Rhoads; Steve; Sarah; Michelle; Jane Thayer; Jane Van Gundy; Sean Van Gundy; Rod; Dodie Van Gundy; Mark; J. D.; Van Gundy; Jamie Brown; Terri Wetzel; Dorothy (Arthur) Van; Brian Van Gundy; Richard Coen