Francis J. “Fuzzy” Gilgenbach

Francis J. “Fuzzy” Gilgenbach

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Death 14 Jun 2002 (aged 89)
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11663177 · View Source
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OBITUARY-
Francis "Fuzzy" J. Gilgenbach, 89, of Adams, died Friday, June 14, 2002, at Adams Health Care Center.
He was born April 26, 1913, in Taopi, to John and Mary (Fasbender) Gilgenbach.
He attended Lodi Country School and Sacred Heart School.
On June 25, 1938, he married Isabelle G. Retterath in Wapsi, Iowa.
Francis operated the family farm until he retired in 1979 and moved to Adams.
He was a member and past trustee of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a member of the Adams Swimming Pool Building Committee, Farm Bureau and Past Treasurer of Allied Lanes Bowling Association.
He enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing cards and traveling.

Survivors include wife, Isabelle Gilgenbach, Adams; son and daughters-in-law, Dr. David and Karen Gilgenbach, Elk River; Barbara Gilgenbach, Adams; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette and Gene Smith, Adams; Bernice and Allen Huseby, Rochester; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Tillie Gilgenbach, Adams; Agnes Smith, Rochester; Betty and Richard Badger, Rochester.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kenneth; twin grandsons; sister, Mildred Koenigs; brother, Alfred Gilgenbach.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., today, June 17, 2002, with a 4:30 p.m. rosary and a 7 p.m. prayer service and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Service: 11 a.m., Tuesday, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Pastor Gregory Leif officiating. Organist will be Dar Boe and soloist will be Karen Ruechel. Casket Bearers will be Ronald Gilgenbach, James Huseby, Alan Steinkamp, Michael O'Conner, Sean Flaherty and Shawn Ruechel.
Interment: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Adams.
Funeral Home: Adams Funeral Home, Adams.
Memorials: To Sacred Heart Catholic School or donor's choice.



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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 2 Sep 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11663177
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis J. “Fuzzy” Gilgenbach (26 Apr 1913–14 Jun 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11663177, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .