Gail Bundy
Gail Bundy
Gail Bundy, 90, a longtime Spring Valley resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Aug. 3, 1922, in Ames, Iowa, to Columbus and Maude (Zook) Bundy. Gail graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1940. During World War II Gail served in the Merchant Marines and was united in marriage to Dorothy Tangen on May 10, 1947, and together they lived in Spring Valley until her death.

Gail was later united in marriage to Catherine Horsman in June 1978 in Russellville, Ark. Gail worked for many years at Hormel in Austin, Minn. He was an avid reader and bowler, bowling on several leagues for as long as he was able. He enjoyed watching football, especially the Minnesota Vikings and also enjoyed visiting with friends.

He is survived by a daughter, Kris (Rick) Patten, and a son, Gary Bundy, both of Lakeville, Minn.; two grandchildren, Amber Langley and Chane (Leanne Russell) Fate; and four great-grandchildren, Allison Langley, Nathaniel Burns, Wynter Burns and Conner Fate.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives; a daughter-in-law, Jineen; a grandson, Aaron; a brother, Glenn; and a sister, Faye.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 5, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Beth Perez officiating. Burial will take place in the Ostrander Cemetery at a later date.

Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at