Daniel W. Gunderson, age 69, of Homewood, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. He was born on December 21, 1947 in Chicago, the son of the late Waldo and Vernette (Rosenbrock) Gunderson. Daniel was a retired electrical engineer. He was a 20-year member of the Hazel Crest Fire Department retiring as a Captain. He was a Ham Radio Operator (WB9ACN), a member of TTRAC, and a model railroad enthusiast.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Sharon (McComis) Gunderson who he married on December 5, 1970 in Homewood. He is also survived by two children, Tricia (Robert) Jaggard of Homewood and Tom (Cindy) Gunderson of Grant Park; six grandchildren, Riley, Laura, Carter, Westin, Ashley, and Emily; and his beloved dog, Watson.
Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Monday, January 2 from 2:00-7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 3 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Funeral services will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 3 at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Tod Vertz officiating. Burial will be at Peotone Cemetery. Memorials to the Paralyzed Veterans of America would be appreciated.