Fredie Lee Gehl, age 83, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 8:58 a.m. on Monday (February 29, 2016) at Cathedral Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.
Fredie was born in St. Anthony, Indiana, on December 29, 1932, to Herbert and Rose (Bolte) Gehl. His first marriage was to Yvonne Ann Wollberg on December 7, 1966. She preceded him in death on September 8, 1984. He then married Dorothy Trevathan on December 29, 1990. She preceded him in death as well.
Fredie was a Navy Veteran, who had worked as a baker, and served during the Vietnam War. He previously owned a restaurant in Milan, Tennessee. He also worked as a night watchman at a factory for several years.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #147
He enjoyed reading, gardening, and taking walks.
Dawn Gehl, Tennessee
One great grandchild
Naomi Egler, and her husband Daniel, Jasper, IN
Mary Lou Schmitt, Jasper, IN
Ruth Sickbert, and her husband, Randy, Ferdinand, IN
Richard Gehl, and his wife, Tammy, Clarksville, TN
Donald Gehl, and his wife, Margaret, Warrenton, VA
Joseph E. Gehl, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
David Gehl, and his wife, Becky, Evansville, IN
Several nieces and nephews
Preceding him in death are one son Shawn Gehl, and two sisters, Delores Snyder and Rosalie Johnson.
Funeral services for Fredie Lee Gehl will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday (March 2, 2016) at the Cathedral Health Care Chapel, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Fr. Angelo Quadrini will officiate. The American Legion Post #147 will conduct military gravesite rights.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the 12:00 p.m. service time at Cathedral Health Care Center on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dubois County Survivors of Suicide or to Cathedral Health Care Center.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com