Family services for Samuel “Sam” Eugene Gunther, 71, Lawrence, will be held at a later date. Sam passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at LMH Health.
Sam was born on November 26, 1949 in Garden City, KS, the son of Samuel and Emma (Adam) Gunther.
He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus through St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
He enjoyed golfing, fishing, BBQing, bowling and traveling.
He worked for 15+ years at Quaker Oats and then for 25 years as a plumber for the University of Kansas before retiring in 2015. After retirement, he worked at Menards and Eagle Bend Golf Course.
He is survived by the love of his life of 30 years, Jane Gunther of Maize, KS, his children, Corinne Gilges (Brian), Ottawa, KS, Cy McCormack (Miranda), Wichita, KS, Adrienne Allen (Sam), Osage City, KS; and five grandchildren, Clinton, Macy, Luke, Emma, and Hayden.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sam’s name to LMH Oncology and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
For more information or to post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.