Loesel, Gerald L., Frankenmuth, Michigan

Beloved husband and father passed away Tuesday February 4, 2014. Age 83 years. Gerald L. Loesel was born September 4, 1930 in Reese to the late Ludwig and Erna (Krueger) Loesel. He married Pamela A. Parrington. She survives him. Gerald graduated from Michigan Lutheran Seminary in 1949 and was a devoted member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church. He served his country as a medic in the U.S. Air Force, and was a member of American Legion Post 439 and the VFW. Gerald was employed as a research developer for the University of Michigan until his retirement. He enjoyed outdoor activities, especially fishing. He also loved sports. Surviving besides his wife Pam are two sons; Mark Loesel and David Loesel, two grandchildren; William Loesel and Jennifer Loesel, one great grandchild, a brother Ronald (Patricia) Loesel, a brother Ronald Loesel, a nephew Paul (Cheryl) Loesel and their daughter Katie, and a nephew Ronald Loesel, and many special friends. According to Gerald's wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Friday February 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, 1020 Court St. Pastor David C. Naumann will officiate. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47) on Thursday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday one hour before the service. Memorial offerings are suggested to St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church or Michigan Lutheran Seminary. www.reitzherzberg.com