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IN MEMORY OF Leo James Gieselman

May 1, 2013

 Leo James Gieselman 
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Leo James Gieselman
There will be a private family service. Inurnment will be at Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, AR.
1931 - Leo James Gieselman - 2013

Leo J. Gieselman, 81 of Rogers, Arkansas, formerly of Slayton, Minnesota, was born on August 10, 1931 at Dundee, Minnesota to Anton and Emma (Schad) Gieselman. He grew up at Dundee, Minnesota and then moved to Iona, Minnesota and received his education there. He was drafted into the Army and served in the Korean war for two years from 1952 - 54. After the service, he moved to Slayton, Minnesota with his mother Emma. He lived and cared for her for 25 years. Leo worked at the Toggery Cleaners in Slayton for 30 years. He moved to Rogers, Arkansas in 1989 to be by his nephews, Roger, Dale, and Ray. He worked for Price Cutter food chains in Rogers, Arkansas until his retirement. Leo was an avid bowler for many years, enjoyed fishing, watching the MN Twins baseball and MN Vikings football. Leo was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Rogers, Arkansas. He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, and he was a 4th Degree Knight. After a short battle with cancer, Leo passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

He is survived by one brother Louis Gieselman and his wife Clarice, Avoca, Minnesota; three sisters-in-law: Leona Gieselman, Fulda, Minnesota; Carol Gieselman, Roseburg, Oregon; Norene Gieselman, Coos Bay, Oregon and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Edward, Cyril, Bernard, and Clarence and; one sister Lorraine Knapp; brother-in-law Russ Knapp and two nephews.

There will be a private family service. Inurnment will be at Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, AR. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.


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