Marjorie H. 'Marge' Gunter passed away on June 11, 2009, in Littleton, Colo. She was born on March 28, 1925, in Cripple Creek, Colo., grew up in Littleton, Colo., and resided in Pueblo since 1949. She was predeceased by her loving husband and best friend for 57 years, Dr. Thomas A. Gunter, D.D.S. in 2005; her parents, Ray and Mildred Hollingshead, honored Colorado educators; sister, Myrle Phelan; and brother, Kenneth R. Hollingshead. She is survived by two sons, Roger (Terri) Gunter and their sons, Marge's grandsons, Taylor Gunter, Davis Gunter and Drake Gunter of Highlands Ranch, Colo; and Stephen (Gena) Gunter of Redondo Beach, Calif.; special nieces, Martha (Eldon) Chambers, Long Beach, Calif., Patricia (Edward) Martin, Foley, Ala.; nephew, Robb (Bunty) Gunter of Tijeras, N.M.; and niece, Kathy (Walt) Gunter-Davis, Mustang, Okla., in addition to other beloved relatives and dear friends. Marge graduated in 1946, from Colorado A & M (now CSU-Ft. Collins) with a BS Degree in Foods and Nutrition. In 1947, she received post-graduate certification as a Registered Dietician from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Hines, Ill. She was a teaching hospital dietician for several years, in addition to freelance writing for food marketing journals. In Pueblo, Marge was a co-owner of Inch By Inch Exercise Studio and Success Unlimited & Associates, a specialized nutrition marketing firm. Memberships during her lifetime included, First Presbyterian Church, Chapter BQ of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Junior League Sustainer (formerly Service League), Assistance League Pueblo, Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Panhellenic Alumna, American Dietetic Association, Tri Beta Biological Society, AAUW and Parkview Blue Lady volunteer. Memorials may be made to P.E.O. Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, Mo. 64772 or a charity of your choice. In lieu of a service, Marge chose to write a departing message to family and friends: My life on earth was a gift from Heaven, where now I must return; The grace of God will show me the way as He guides my every concern. Do not mourn, dear family and friends, for God's plan is ever known... To live is to go on a journey; to die is to go back home. Interment in the Gunter plot at Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear Family,
    I was on vacation when I heard about your dear Mother Marge. I was Marge and Tom’s next door neighbor for 30 years. They were both great people. Tom was always helping me in my yard and with my dogs. Marge called me several months ago and I told her I would come to see her soon. She said I had made her day by calling her, and she was returning my call. I would shovel their sidewalk for them and would always bake them cookies and check on them as they did for me. I sure have missed them. Best wishes to their family. Sincerely, Carol Alumbaugh.

  2. Marge (and Tom) were customers of mine in the early 80’s at my Flower Shop on Morris Ave.
    Many times, they would stop by, just to visit. Marge was such a calm,kind and composed person.
    My sympathy to family and friends…we know Tom and Marge are together.It was a pleasure to know them both

  3. I will always remennber Marge as a lively and wonderfully kind woman. I was her Audiologist for several years and always looked forward to visiting with her. We will miss her dearly!

  4. On June 10th I was visiting with Mary Nell Snow & asking about Marge. She told me she had moved to Denver. Upset about Marge’s declining health & now relieved, for her struggle is over. Marge was one of the most positive, brilliant, caring women I have known. Beautiful, inside & out! We have been friends & I have had the priveledge of being her Mary Kay Beauty Consultant since 1987. She always spoke well of her family & never complained. Now her & Tom are reunited & @ peace, having fun in their new home. My sympathies to the family.
    I WILL Miss Her! My life is enriched for having known Marge & Tom.

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