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GESYLER – Leo Joseph

July 15, 1919 – January 10, 2010

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Leo Gesyler. He passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2010 at the age of 89 years.

Leo was born in Souris, Manitoba on July 21, 1920. He served in WWII as a gunner; he also stood guard for the Queen of England. He was Honourably Discharged on December 13, 1945.

Leo was predeceased by his wife Agnes Gesyler (nee Hagel) whom he married November 15, 1953 in Beiseker, where they called home for many years. They had two sons Tony (Sandy) Gesyler of Trochu, Alberta and Allen (Maryjane) Gesyler of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Gordon (Lisa) Gesyler of Hinton, Alberta and Christine (Jerry) Gesyler of Calgary; and five great grandchildren, Robert, Sarah, Kora, Techwynn, and Kaelynn. Thanks to Jean Tainsh and Dwen Campbell for their care and concern for Leo over the years.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells, (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Leo Gesyler, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Hi my name is Techwynn Walsh. I have lost my grandpa. I am not much of a sate but losing him was the hardest thing for me and if you could I would like you to pass this on to every body you could. this is no scame this is truly the hardest thing is my birth day is jan 7 1998 my dad really did not know him but he was the man who made me feel like he was still here. My dads name is Mark Lee Walsh please send. You will help the WALSH, and Gesyler family feel much better thank you all from both sides.. if have coments

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