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Sue Gunderson

Sep 3, 2011

Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Leeds, for Sue L. Gunderson, 46, of York, who died Saturday, Aug. 20 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.

Burial was in Our Savior’s Cemetery, Harlow.

Sue was born Aug. 12, 1965, a daughter of Kenneth and Susan (Mears) Malchose. She was raised in Leeds and graduated from Leeds High School in 1983. She then attended Josef’s School of Hair Design in Fargo. She was employed at Adeline’s and also Performance in Hair in Devils Lake and, later, operated a daycare. She married Randy Gunderson Aug. 2, 1986, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Leeds. The couple lived in Devils Lake until moving to the farm near York in 1995. In 2008, she opened Big City Styles at her farm home.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where she served on the parish council, was a member of the Altar Society and taught CCD classes.

She is survived by her husband, sons, Elliott and Logan, and daughter, Hailey, all of York; her father, Kenneth, Minot; her mother, Susan Malchose, Leeds; brothers, Todd Malchose, Devils Lake, Donald Malchose, Minot, and Kelly Malchose, Dickinson; paternal grandfather, Clarence Riffey, Minot; aunt, Rhonda Tuenge, Rugby; uncle, William Mears, Leeds; father-in-law, Gilmen Gunderson, York; sister-in-law, Renae Anderson, Harvey; and her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, paternal grandmother, and her mother-in-law, Esther Gunderson.

Fr. Joseph D’Aco was celebrant. Music was provided by MiChelle Nybo, Jeff Labrensz, the church choir, and Tammy Meyer.

Casket bearers were Richard Johnson, Steve Hoffert, Pete Ritterman, Bob Ritterman, Randy Silliman, and Steve Jorgenson.

Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Home, Leeds.

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