BENKELMAN -- Marlin Eugene Gunther, 65, died Sunday (May 23, 2004) at his home in Benkelman.
He was born March 31, 1939, to Harry F. and Wilma F. (Pettit) Gunther in Benkelman. He attended Benkelman schools. He graduated in 1957 from Benkelman High School. After high school he worked for several farmers and ranchers and later moved to Arkansas. After a short time he returned to Benkelman.
On Dec. 3, 1969, he married Linda L. Carter in Ogallala. He worked for Benkelman Elevators for more than fifteen years before gaining employment with the City of Benkelman where he worked for 13 years.
He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Benkelman.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry F. Gunther.
Survivors include his wife, Linda L Gunther; his daughter, Julie Ann; and mother, Wilma Gunther, all of Benkelman.
Funeral services will be Thursday, 10:30 a.m. in the Forch Funeral Home Chapel in Benkelman with Marcine Farmer, PMA, officiating. Interment will follow services at the Benkelman Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 7 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman.