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Stanley Gerald Gizel Jr.

August 1, 1934 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 82)

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Memorial Service
June 10, 2017

11:00 AM
McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery
11301 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, IL 60098

Stanley Gerald Gizel Jr., 82 of Woodstock, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Centegra Hospital in Woodstock.

He was born in Chicago on August 1, 1934 to Stanley and Julia (Olinski) Gizel Sr.

Stanley worked at Woodstock Die Cast for over 20 years.  He enjoyed entertaining children by performing magic tricks as a clown for birthday parties and playing Santa Clause around the Christmas season.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his loving family.

He is survived by his son, David Gizel; his daughter, Donna (Tracy) Juchcinski; his daughter-in-law, Patricia Gizel; his grandchildren, Dave, Mike, Emily, Patrick, Dane, Veronica, Lori, Melissa, and Joshua; his brother, Robert (Marcella) Gizel; his sister, Geraldine Costa; and his longtime friend and faithful companion, Joan “Betty” Gibson Schroeder and her family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Donald Gizel; and his brother, Eugene Gizel.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock.

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