Gisel, James Randall

Gisel, James Randall

June 14, 1931 – August 31, 2016
Age 85 of Cottage Grove. Died at home on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Lutheran Church of Peace, 47 Century Ave S, Maplewood, MN, with visitation starting at 9:00AM, service at 10:00AM, followed by interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 2:00PM. Survived by his wife of 57 years Elaine, son Tom (Erica) Gisel, Grandchildren Carson and Rafe, and brother Deane (Marian) Gisel, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son Douglas Gisel, sister Marilyn Chmelka, and parents Emil and Lucy (Reidinger) Gisel. (Published in Pioneer Press on Sept. 4, 2016)