Delmar Lyle Gesell, 83, of Taylorville, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 9:40 a.m. at his residence in Taylorville. He was born June 29, 1931 in Taylorville, IL. The son of Delmer and Mable (Suiter) Gesell. He married Teresa Kochis on November 23, 1963 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL. He served 4 years (1951-1955) in the Air Force During the Korean War. He later worked 35 years at the Taylorville Post Office where he retired in December of 1993. Delmar was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL, VFW Post #4495 and The American Legion Post 73 in Taylorville.
He is survived by his Wife, Teresa Gesell; Daughter: Francine A. (David) Bowen of O’Fallon, IL; Son: Daniel L. (Cathy) Gesell of Manteno, IL; Granddaughters: Christine and Danielle Gesell of Manteno, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or St. Mary’s Catholic School
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.