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Notes for Wallace Harold GUNN

Marriage Note

Miss Mary Milan, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Bartolo Milan, and Wallace Gunn, son

of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Collin Gunn of Laguna, were married at 1:30 p.m. Sunday

at the Sacred Heart rectory, the Rev. Anthony Korcek officiating.

Miss Angela Menini was the bridesmaid and Phil Bibo of Cubero, lifelong friend

of Gunn's was the best man.

The bride was attired in a navy blue ensemble with accessories to mach and wore

a corsage of pink roses and lillies of the valley. Miss Milan was gowned in a

rust colored ensemble with a corsage of Talisman roses.

A buffet luncheon was served at the home of the bride's parents immediately

after the wedding ceremony, with only members of the immediate families and a

few intimate friends present. No special color motif was used at the Milan home

for the luncheon but a wealth of cut flowers afforded a simple decorative


Mr. and Mrs. Gunn left in the afternoon in their private plane for a wedding

trip by air, planning to be away about two weeks after which they will be at

home about March 14 at Cubero where Gunn is associated wilh the Cubero Trading


Mrs. Gunn is a graduate of the Gallup high school and has always been an active

member of the school alumni association. She is a past grand regent of the

Catholic Daughters of America, Ave Maria lodge, No, 315. She is a charter member

of the Gallup Business and Women's Professional club and was one of three

delegates who went to Yellowstone Park in June to attend the district convention

of B & P clubs.

[The Gallup Independent and Evening Herald, Gallup, New Mexico, Monday, September 24, 1934, Page 4]

Death Note
Wallace "Wally" Gunn of New Laguna, passed away in Grants, NM early Tuesday morning. He was 90. Wallace was born in New Laguna on June 11, 1908 to Kenneth C.C. Gunn and Meta Atsye Gunn. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Mary Gunn; one son, Robert Gunn; two brothers, Bruce Gunn and John R. Gunn; three sisters, Agnes Gottlieb, Jessie Humphries, and Florence Gunn. Wallace is survived by one son, Donald Gunn and his wife, Barbara of Grants; one sister, Lottie Abeita of Isleta; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Gunn of Albuquerque, David Gunn of New Laguna, Christina Gunn of Grants, and Yvonne Benschop of California; five great-grandchildren, Elaine, Elizabeth and Andrew Gunn of Laguna and Kevin and Amanda Benschop of California; and a sister-in-law, Bennie Milan of Milan, NM; as well as numerous nieces and nephews in New Mexico, California, Texas, Georgia, Idaho, Colorado, and Oregon. Wallace was a native of this area and lived most of his life in the area. He and his wife, Mary operated the Villa de Cubero from 1937-1972. He was active as a member of Lebanon Masonic Lodge in Gallup since 1946, in addition a member of the Scottish Rite Santa Fe Lodge of Perfection, and Ballut Abyad Shrine Temple, as well as being a former member of the Lion's Club. He served as a member of The County School Board for many years, and was instrumental in obtaining funds needed for the building and development of Laguna High School through his lobbying efforts in Washington, DC. He was also a pioneer aviator in the early years of aviation. Visitation will be held Thursday, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Grants Mortuary Chapel. Christian and Masonic Funeral services will be held Friday, 10:00 a.m., at Grants Mortuary Chapel with Fr. Emeric Nordmeyer O.F.M. officiating. Graveside services will follow at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque and are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Gunn, David Gunn, Paul Milan, Jake Abraham, Hans Gottlieb, and Ricky Abeita. Honorary pallbearers include Joseph Fidel, Frank Holmberg, Lawrence Peterson, Gerald Friedman, Joe Cronk and Frank Canfield. The Gunn Family requests, that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, 3160 Geneva Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020 or 911 West Fifth Avenue, Spokan, WA, or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of NM, First Security Bank Building, Ste. #203, 5301 Central Avenue, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Grants Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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