Gilbert W. “Gil” Wentzel, age 61, of Lakeville passed away suddenly on March 13, 2012.
Preceded in death by his parents Edwin and Marie, step-mother Doris Wentzel, brother-in-law Emery Volk, and father-in-law David Fisher.
Survived by his beloved wife, Carol; son, Jason; step-daughter, Danielle (Andy) Faust; grandson, Carson Faust; brother, Earl (Judy), sisters, Karen Volk and Eileen (Paul) Hagen, mother-in-law Gertrude Fisher, brother-in-laws Steve and Rich (Mary), and nieces, nephews, and many loving and caring friends.
Gil served in the Army and was a Vietnam War Veteran. Gil worked for McNamara Construction for 19 years and took great pride in his job. Gil was a car enthusiast and enjoyed restoring and driving his beloved ’55 Chevy. Gil was a former member of the Apple Valley American Legion and a past president of the Farmington Eagles.
Funeral Service was held Monday, March 19, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the White Funeral Home Chapel, 901 3rd St. Farmington, (651 463 7374) visitation was on Sunday (3/18) from 4-7 PM also at the funeral home. Interment, Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the family. Online condolences at www.whitefuneralhomes.com