Donald D. Gressel (74) of Mason


Published on July 23 2012 10:13 am

Donald D. Gressel, 74 of Mason, died at 6 PM Friday, July 20, 2012 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral services are 2 PM Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood. Burial, with military rites by Edgewood and Altamont American Legions, will follow in Oakridge Cemetery, Effingham. Visitation is 1 hour prior to funeral. Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society.

Donald was born on December 22, 1938 in Effingham, IL the son of Thomas F. and Ruth E. (Keller) Gressel.  He was a retired mechanic working for the past Prather Oliver Sales, Edgewood and Meyers Equipment, Teutopolis. Donald was a US Air Force veteran.

Surviving are 9 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Farrel, Eugene, and Bill, and sister, Evelyn Poynter.