Warren: Irving Peter Gundersen, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Robert Wood Johnson at Somerset in Somerville. He was born in Plainfield and raised in South Plainfield. He graduated from North Plainfield High School Class of 1946. He attended Union College and graduated from the N.Y. Institute of Photography.
He served as a Corporal in the United States Army Infantry. He attended the Eta Jima Specialist School in Japan at the Japanese Naval Academy.
Mr. Gundersen joined his father in the family business, Pete A. Gundersen & Son and helped build sixty nine homes in the area.
He was a member of the Monarch Country Club in Palm City, FL. He was a 40 year member of the Watchung Lions Club and of the Somerset County Society of Model (Train) Engineers.
Mr. Gundersen is predeceased by his wife, Joan Gundersen; his son, Glenn and his daughter Cynthia.
Surviving are his son, Eric Gundersen and his grandchildren, Robert Peter, Jonathan Michael, Nicolas Eric and Christopher David.
A visitation will be held on Friday, August 31st from 4 to 8 pm at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 am at the funeral home followed by interment at Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains.