Delmar V. ‘Del’ Gehl


Delmar V. “Del” Gehl, loving husband, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa, 82, of Stillwater, passed away surrounded by his family on Jan. 22, 2013.
Delmar was born July 15, 1930, in Fulda, Minn., to Harry and Ann (Miller), where he grew up on the family farm. He served in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1954.
Delmar married Joyce Meyer on Jan. 16, 1955, in Fulda. He worked for 30 years for Sperry Univac/Unisys. He had an interest in genealogy and was a herdsman on the family’s hobby farm.
Delmar was preceded in death by parents; sister, Myrna, and great grandchild Abrielle. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Joyce; children, Veryl (Sandra) and Todd (Wendy); granddaughter, Sarah; grandson, Randy; grandson, Justin Teske; great-grandchildren, Nolan and Amelia Teske; sister, Elaine (Romanus) Koopmann; sister-in-law, Twyla (Wayne) Franzen, and brother-in-law, Maynard (Sandra) Meyer.
A memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem Lutheran Church, 14940 62nd St. North in Stillwater. Visitation is one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Salem Lutheran School Tuition or St. Croix Lutheran High School Tuition funds.
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