Gerald Handel

Obituary of Gerald Handel

Gerald was born July 10, 1940 in Menno, SD to Aduel and Lorinda (Haar) Handel. He was baptized August 18, 1940 by Rev. Kaempchien at Salem Reformed Church, Menno, SD and confirmed June 20, 1954 by Rev. Kaempchien at Salem Reformed Church in Menno, SD. Gerald married Marlys Quast on January 26, 1964 at Grace Lutheran Church. After they were married, they farmed on the family farm, being in the third generation, which became a century farm. They both loved being on the farm and working the land. After retiring, Gerald was still very interested in the progress of the crops which the young farmer produced. Gerald and Marlys moved to Menno, SD in April 2009. Gerald served on the Consistory, member of Jaycee’s, served the Farmers Elevator Board, B-Y Water board, MOCC Board and Community Club member. Gerald enjoyed fishing, playing Penacle and loved the Green Bay Packers. Gerald leaves behind his wife, Marlys of Menno, SD; son, Steven (Amie) Handel of Sioux Falls, SD; grandson, Derrick Handel and one great-grandson, Teyvyeh Handel and mother-in-law, Irene Quast. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, Aduel and Lorinda Handel; sister, Elaine Sayler, brother-in-law, Harlan Sayler and father-in-law, Ray Quast.
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Friday
27
December

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Friday, December 27, 2019
Peace Christian Reformed Church
306 N. High Street
Menno, South Dakota, United States
605-387-5224
Friday
27
December

Memorial Service

10:30 am - 11:15 am
Friday, December 27, 2019
Peace Christian Reformed Church
306 N. High Street
Menno, South Dakota, United States
605-387-5224
Friday
27
December

Interment

11:30 am - 11:45 am
Friday, December 27, 2019
Menno Cemetery
South Park Street
Menno, South Dakota, United States
605-387-5404