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Rick Gunderson


It is with profound sadness that the family of Rick Gunderson announce his sudden passing on January 19th at the age of 59.

Rick was raised in the Mont Nebo / Shellbrook area, the oldest child of Arnold and Frances Gunderson. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Elaine, Saskatoon, and children Cole (Allyssa) Gunderson and family Elsie and Mae, Martensville; Kendall (Jordan) Person and family Sawyer and Cash, Canwood; and Shelby Gunderson, Saskatoon.

Rick is also survived by his:

Brother Terry (Alice) Gunderson, Sherwood Park, and family Marty (Tracy) Gunderson and children Lindy, Dylan, Cole, and Jade; Kurt (Karen) Gunderson and children Ellie and Nathan; TM (Julie) Gunderson and children Kayden, Tristan, and Alyx.

Sister Karen (Morley) Rudolph, Mont Nebo, and family Chris and Jaimie (Rachelle) Rudolph.

Sister-in-law Laurel (Blair) Hildahl, Estevan, and family.

Brothers-in-law Robert (Trish) Duncan, Estevan, and family; Bruce (Margaret) Duncan, Estevan, and family.

Aunts Vivian McNeilly, Armella (Al) West, Elsie Gunderson.

Uncle Bill (Brenda) McNeilly.

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He is predeceased by:

Parents Arnold and Frances Gunderson.

Parents-in-law Barry and Doreen Duncan.

Grandparents Gunder and Asborg Gunderson, Tom and Sarah McNeilly, (Elzzie McComas).

Uncles Jacob, John, Isaac, and Ingvald Gunderson; David and Gordon McNeilly.

Aunts Ilma, Edna, Dorothy, and Marg Gunderson.


Rick was a generous and humble man who exhibited love and graciousness to those he met.  He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and all were touched by his sense of humor and kindness.  Rick studied Agriculture and made farming his work passion.

A celebration of life service will be held in Shellbrook, SK within the next few months.

In lieu of flowers, those so wishing may make donations in memory of Rick to Mont Nebo Cooperative Association Limited (MNCAL – Mont Nebo Hall), Mont Nebo Evangelical Free Church (directed to Aaseral Cemetery Fund), or a charity of your choice.

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