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16394 Glory Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: (952) 949-4970
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Walter Gobell

Walter Peter "Walt" Gobell Jr.

Sunday, December 16th, 1928 - Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Obituary

Walter P Gobell, 90, of Minnetonka, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 10, 2019. He was born on December 16, 1928 to the late Walter P Gobell, Sr. and Mildred (Neckermann) Gobell in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Hirsch High School in 1947 and the University of Illinois in 1951 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He enlisted and served in the Army from 1955 to 1957. The majority of his career was spent at Honeywell in the Defense Systems Division as a Production Engineer. He was proud to obtain his Professional Engineering certification and work as a lead engineer on numerous projects. Walt retired from Honeywell in 1988 and enjoyed 15 years in sunny Green Valley, AZ with Bev. Walt was a member of the Green Valley Lions Club and Valley Presbyterian Church. Bev and Walt returned to Minnetonka to be closer to family. He was an active member of Faith Church for many years and served as an Elder. Walt enjoyed working on model trains and golfing. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Beverly Branch Gobell and his daughters, Julie (Karl) Townsend, Lisa (William) Dunsmoor, and Nancy (Mike) Madsen; six grandsons, Jacob Townsend, Benjamin (Trista) Dunsmoor, Jesse (Kely) Dunsmoor, Bradley (Alexis) Madsen, Levi (Deborah) Dunsmoor and Brian Madsen; and five great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, June 17 at 10 a.m. with a service of remembrance at 11 a.m. at Faith Church, 12007 Excelsior Blvd, Mtka 55343. Memorials preferred to Faith Church.
Huber Funeral & Cremation Services
Eden Prairie Chapel 952-949-4970
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 17th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 17th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Faith Church
    Address
    12007 Excelsior Blvd.
    MINNETONKA, MN 55343
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  • Service

    Monday, June 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Faith Church
    Address
    12007 Excelsior Blvd.
    MINNETONKA, MN 55343
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Buck Day
  • Interment

    Location
    Faith Church Cemetery
    Address
    12007 Excelsior Blvd.
    MINNETONKA, MN 55343
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    Notes
    11 AM Friday June 21, 2019
  • Reception

    Location
    Faith Church
    Address
    12007 Excelsior Blvd.
    MINNETONKA, MN 55343
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    Notes
    Following the service

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Sally McAllister

Posted at 09:03am
Cousins, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much he meant to each of you. I hope you can find healing through fond memories and being surrounded by family. Wish I lived closer so I could celebrate his life with you as you did for Nadine’s service. Praying for peace for all of you! Sally Downs McAllister
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In Loving Memory of our Uncle Walt from Gloria Barchenger, Janette Chinnow, Jean Myers, and Cheryl Much.
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