John Eisel

Obituary of John Joseph Eisel

John Joseph Eisel Sr, age 90, passed away on Monday November 15th 2021 peaceful at his home.  John was born on April 26th 1931 to Mary Lou and Joe Jake Eisel in Brainard Minnesota. 

John was inducted in the Army November 16th 1952 stationed in Korea then transfer to the Army Reserves October 29th 1954. He was Honorable Discharged from the Army November 21st 1960. After being released, he stopped in Oregon to visit his sister before going home to Minnesota but never left Oregon because he met his wife of 66 years, Deloris.  They were married March 26th 1955 and had six children together. 

Anyone who knew him knew what a great person he was and how much he loved life. He loved so unconditionally and was very proud of his family. He enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, crabbing, traveling woodworking and working in his yard.. He was the best husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather anyone could ask for.

He left behind wife Deloris of 66 years, daughters Kathy Thornton, Phyllis Hinshaw, Carol Wallace, Gloria Young, Patty Smith and only son John Eisel Jr

Son-in-laws Dennis McAfee, Ray Young, Dan Wallace, Jeff Smith and daughter-in-law Kim Eisel.

Grandkids, Jason Wallace, wife (Katy) Kathy Wills, husband (Brian)Steven Wallace, wife (Angelique)  Brian Junio,(Vanessa) Sandy Gillis, husband (JD)Gina Junio, Amanda Burian, husband (Brandon) Jessi Adkins, husband (Jonathan) Ryan Smith, wife (Christina) Travis Smith, Rhianna Thornton,  Derek Smith and 10 great grandkids.

 Preceded in death Son-in-laws Alan Hinshaw 

He will be dearly missed 

Visitation will be on Tuesday November 30, 2120,  9:00 am to 11:00 am at Springfield Memorial Funeral Home, Funeral service to follow at 11:00 am at Springfield Memorial Chapel. Interment will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens

Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at 

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