Bernard Gumbel



Mr. Bernard ‘Bernie’ Gumbel, 64, of Seymour, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017, at his home.

He was born on April 13, 1953, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Leo Gumbel and Marie (Weiss) Gumbel. He was a graduate of Evansville Reitz High School and received a Bachelors Degree from Purdue.

On May 28, 1977, he married Pamela Stevens, at First Baptist Church Seymour, she survives.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus. He liked to garden, attend the county and state fair, and watch any type of sporting event. He retired from Rose Acre Farms in July of this year after 35 years of service.

He is survived by his mother; wife, Pamela Gumbel; children, Nick (Rachel) Gumbel, Katie (Marcus) Nakamura, and Megan (Derek) Davis; grandchildren, Kayla, Alyssa, Isabelle, Madalynn, and Alexandra Gumbel, Avery and Asher Nakamura, and Cameron and Reid Davis; brother, Lawrence (Nancy) Gumbel; sisters, Joann (Robert) Rentchler and Delores (George) Fuhrman; several nieces and nephews; and mother-in-law, Mary A. Stevens.

He is preceded in death by his father; and father-in-law, Elvin Stevens.

Funeral mass will be Wednesday, September 6, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church at 10:30 am with Father Dan Staublin and assisted by Deacon Mike East.

Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Tuesday, September 5, from 3-8 p.m. and on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 am until time of service. A Rosary service will be held at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

Memorials may be given to Schneck Hospice or Mass Intentions for St. Ambrose, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.

Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at


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