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Paul Edward Gezella

June 19, 1948 ~ October 25, 2020 (age 72)


Paul (Pauly) Edward Gezella passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 25, 2020.

He was born June 19, 1948, son of the late Edward and Ruth (John) Gezella.
Paul graduated from Green Bay West High School. He served in the United States
Army during the Vietnam War. Upon returning to Green Bay, Paul worked at Northwest
Engineering and later at Sexton Corp Wisconsin.

Paul’s greatest accomplishment was his sobriety. He enjoyed many years with his
family and friends doing a variety of activities such as meeting his nephew Pat Hoaglan
at several area establishments and having his diet coke and going up North with his
brothers and staying overnight at Howard’s Silver Cliff Cottage. He looked forward to
evening campfires, taking casino trips to Carter, Bowler and Moe Lake and having his
favorite steak sandwich at Dockside. Just this summer Paul learned to kayak and
thoroughly enjoyed the scenic views of the Northwoods. He was looking forward to next

Paul was more of a listener than a talker during his lifetime. He will be missed dearly by
his family who take comfort knowing that before his passing he was happy and content.
Paul is survived by his siblings, Nancy (William) Cropsey, Howard (Diane) Gezella,
Randall (Linda) Gezella, Carol (Scott) Chadwick, Wendy (Paul) Jarvi and Keith (Nola)
Gezella; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father
and mother Edward and Ruth Gezella; sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and James
Hoagland; brother and sister-in-law, Neil and Judy Gezella; niece and nephew Ashley
and Tannon Gezella; nephew, Mike Hoagland; and nephew-in-law, Dale Spangler.

The family would like to thank Pat and Lisa Hoagland as well as the rest of the
Hoagland family, for their love and support to Paul all these years.

Funeral services will be held at Lyndahl Funeral Home 1350 Lombardi Avenue, Green
Bay, WI on Thursday October 29, 2020 with Visitation from 4pm until 6pm, a prayer service
at 6pm with Military Honors to follow. For expressions of sympathy, photos and memories 
maybe shared on Paul’s tribute page at

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October 29, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lyndahl Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1350 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI 54304

Funeral Service
October 29, 2020

6:00 PM
Lyndahl Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1350 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI 54304

Military Honors
October 29, 2020

6:30 PM
Lyndahl Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1350 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI 54304

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