Funeral Service for Gordon Arthur Zibell, age 74, of Wheaton, Minnesota will be held Friday, July 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton with Rev. Suzanne Benidt officiating. Interment will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, rural Rosholt, South Dakota. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service at Ranney-Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton. Visitation will continue Friday morning one hour prior to service time at the church.
Gordon passed away suddenly Saturday, July 13, 2013 at his farm north of Wheaton.
Gordon is survived by his wife Anne Zibell of Wheaton; three children: Ronald (Pamela) Zibell of Wheaton; Connie (Boyd) Johnson of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota and Duane (Shelly) Zibell of Lewistown, Montana; two sisters: Helen (John) Rose and Margie (Milton) Hormann both of Wheaton; grandchildren: Jessica Zibell-Porwoll, Geoff Zibell, Trent Zibell, Creed Zibell, Brook Zibell, Paige Zibell, Olivia Johnson, Nathan Johnson and Edward Johnson; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Ethel (Brown) Zibell, an infant sister Elaine, grandson Evan Johnson and his first wife Darlien.
A complete obituary and video tribute will be posted to this page in the coming days.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Rosholt Threshermen’s Association, St. Joseph’s Lutheran Church or Roger Maris Cancer Center.