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Conrad John Gunther Sr. dies

Published: August 5, 2020   

Conrad John Gunther Sr. , 84 of Houston , Ark., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family ,July 30. He was born Oct. 3, 1935 , the oldest  of ten children born to the late Marie Grabher Gunther and John A. Gunther. 

Conrad was a lifelong member of St. Boniface Church, New Dixie. He served his church, community and fellow farmers and ranchers in many way through out his life, including being a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Council 6680, Grand Knight, Arkansas State Knight of the Year 1991 and Knight of 4th Degree. He served 18 years on the  East End School District Board in Bigelow, Arkansas Farm Bureau Board, Farmers Co Op Board, soil Conservation Committee, and was a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association. He served his country for  11 years in the Army National Guard. 

He was a dedicated son , big brother, husband, father, Papa and Great Papa. His greatest love, other than his family, was farming, ranching, driving tractors, and caring for the animals.

He is survived by his beautiful wife of 59 years, Agnes T. Olles Gunther., six children, Theresa Hartman, Susie Freyaldenhoven, Conrad Gunther Jr., Tommy Gunther, Don Gunther, Nancy Nosari. 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren.Christian Mass and Burial was Aug. 3, 2020 at St. Boniface Catholic Church , New Dixie , Arkansas. 

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