Funeral notice: Richard A. Gemmel, 73

Published 10:29 am Friday, August 12, 2011

Richard “Dick” A. Gemmel, 73, formerly of Austin, Minn., ascended to his new position 3 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Hospice of East Texas-Homeplace in Tyler, Texas, after complications with his several-year battle against cancer.

Service: Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at First United Methodist Church, Austin, Minn.

Visitation: Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at the Worlein Funeral Home and one hour before the service at church.

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Interment: Richard’s final resting place will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Minn.

Funeral Home: Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 411 2nd Street NW, Rochester, MN, 55901, or The First United Methodist Church in Athens, Fellowship Hall Remodeling Project or The First United Methodist Church of Austin, Van Committee.