Gerald L. "Gary" Roedl (71) of Altamont


Published on February 11 2013 5:41 pm

Gerald L. "Gary" Roedl, 71, of Altamont died Monday, February 11, 2013 at his home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont with Pee Wee Denton officiating. Burial will follow at St. Clare Cemetery, Altamont. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2013 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont. Online condolences may be expressed at

Gerald Louis Roedl was born on Sunday, December 28, 1941 in rural Mason, Effingham County, Illinois to Louis S. & Norma M. (Denton) Roedl. He had worked for a number of years as a delivery route driver for the Coca-Cola Company in Arizona and upon moving back to Illinois was driver for Miller-Overton Trucking in Mattoon. He was affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

Gary is survived by his son, Vance Roedl (Mindy) of Safford, AZ, daughter, Natalie Reynolds (John) of Safford, AZ, Grandchildren; Vincent Peru, Brittany Jackson, Carsyn Reynolds, and Tyler Roedl. Brothers; Steve Roedl and Wife Deb of Peotone, Bob Roedl of Altamont, Terry Roedl and Wife Sherri of Edgewood, Tim Roedl of Altamont and Dan Roedl and Wife Janet of Altamont. Sisters; Beverly Harris and Husband Art of Altamont, Teresa Arledge and Husband Don of Eclectic, AL, Rita Schuster and Husband Don of Springfield, OH, Nancy Mason and Husband Glen of Altamont, Deb Stone of Altamont, Patty Kelly of Baldwyn, Mississippi and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Gale E.“Butch” Roedl and two sisters in infancy.