|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1946|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2008|
South Dakota, USA
Myron G. Giesler, 62, Jasper, died Friday, November 28, 2008 at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 2 at United Methodist Church, Jasper, with Rev. Leonard Haggin officiating.
Honorary casket bearers were Ty Petersen and Clay Giesler.
Casket bearers were Mike Giesler, Alex, Ivan, Zach and Scott Schafer, and Brad Petersen.
Military honors were provided by Oscar Iverson American Legion Post #133, Jasper.
Interment was in the Lake Wilson Cemetery, Lake Wilson.
Myron George Giesler was born to Harold and Fern (Vanderlinden) Giesler, Sr., on August 29, 1946 in Springfield. He was raised in Walnut Grove until his family moved to North Dakota. They lived there for several years and then returned to Walnut Grove. During this time, Myron attended the local schools. Upon completion of his education, he moved to California and worked for a relative who operated a dry cleaning business. A few years later he moved to Iona. In 1965 he enlisted in the Army Reserve in Worthington. In 1968, he was activated with the 452nd General Supply Company and served in Da Nang, South Vietnam. In 1969, he returned home and began working at the gas station in Chandler.
On May 8, 1970, he married Carol Miller at the Lake Wilson Methodist Church. He received his honorable discharge from the service in 1971. That same year, he attended Hillcroft School of Horseshoeing in Golden, Colo., and became a graduate farrier. He then returned to Minnesota. In 1974, they moved back to Colorado and lived in several areas. He worked at a dairy farm and mobile home park until he became a supervisor at the BFI Landfill Company. In 1988 they returned to Minnesota and lived in Granite Falls until 1991 when they moved to Jasper. From 1996 to 1999 they operated the Three Straw Café in Jasper. In August 2008 they moved to an acreage near Hardwick.
For the past five years, Myron had been in ill health. He was admitted to Avera McKennan Hospital on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.
He was a member of Jasper United Methodist Church. For many years, he had been a member of the Quarter Horse Association.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Giesler, Hardwick; three children, Sherry (David) Wurtz, Jasper; Mike Giesler, Hardwick and Heather (Bradley) Petersen, Hardwick; nine grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; three brothers, Harold (Lynette) Giesler, Osakis; Duane (Chris) Giesler, Mankato and Curt Giesler, Osakis; one sister, Della (Mark) Haupert, Lake Wilson; his mother-in-law, Annetta Miller, Hardwick and one sister-in-law, Sandi Giesler, Osakis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gary Giesler and Allen Giesler, who died as an infant; and his father-in-law, Clarence Miller.
(Hartquist Funeral Home,
Foster Chapel, Jasper)
Created by: Paul Everett
Record added: Jul 04, 2010
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