Joseph Martin Guenter

Joseph Martin Guenter, 83, of Monticello, passed away May 24, 2021 at his home.

He was born March 21, 1938 in Little Rock to the late Bernard Henry and Mary Martin Guenter.

Mr. Guenter was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Monticello, where he was an elder. He was a retired Physics and Astronomy professor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, a faculty sponsor for Alpha Chi Honor Society for 10 years, a faculty sponsor for Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity for 20 years, a board member of Arkansas Superior Federal Credit Union, and the recipient of the Paul Carter Award for Sigma Tau Gamma for community service.

Besides his parents, Mr. Guenter was preceded in death by a brother, Bernard Henry Guenter, Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Helen Giessen Guenter of Monticello; two daughters, Laura (Dennis Fernandes) Burson of Manhattan Beach, California and Alicia Burson (James Riding) of Aliso Viejo, California; and three grandchildren, Natasha Riding of Aliso Viejo, California, and Devon Fernandes and Hudson Fernandes of Manhattan Beach, California.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Service and Crematory in Pine Bluff.

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