GAYLORD - Herbert Gahler, 84, of Gaylord died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Sibley Medical Center in Arlington.
Funeral service will be Friday, January 11, at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord with interment in the church cemetery. Military Honors by the Manthey-Asmus American Legion Post 433 in Gaylord.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials are preferred.
Herbert Calvin Gahler was born on May 23, 1928, in Freedom Township, Waseca County, Minn., to Herman and Laura (Roeker) Gahler.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1950-52.He is survived by his wife, Betty Gahler of Gaylord; children, Monica Geisdorf of Hutchinson, Darrell Tollefson of Rothsay, Janet Frauendienst of Lester Prairie, Deborah Sullivan of MN, Cheryl Wallace of Jordan,,and Pam Abrams of Gaylord; 28 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Wilbert Gahler of Janesville, Anita Risto of Waseca, Ernst Gahler of Janesville and Beatrice Tiegs of Le Sueur.