Richard L. Guntle age 75, 1451 West 550 South Portland passed away Monday evening at his residence. He was born in Portland September 12, 1940 the son of Earl and Ethel Marie (Landers) Guntle. He was married November 22, 1967 to Jacqueline Jones who survives. He had worked for the City of Portland Water Dept. and Astral Industries.
Surviving are his wife Jackie, Six sons Doug Guntle (wife Becky) of Portland, Todd Guntle of Decatur, Rodney Guntle of Tennessee, Chad Guntle of Geneva, Mitchel Guntle of Illinois, Richard Guntle (wife Jodi) of Decatur, Two daughters Lisa Johnson (husband Ken) of Muncie and Penney Price (husband Les of Montpelier, Five brothers Earl Guntle of Portland, Donald Guntle of Portland, James Guntle of Portland, Jerry Guntle of Clinton and Charles Guntle of Berne, Eighteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Bradley Guntle.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2:00 P.M. In the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Rice presiding. Burial will follow in the Wells Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. Memorials can be made to the family to help with expenses.