**Due to weather conditions, the visitation scheduled for December 27th has been cancelled. The funeral service has been postponed to Monday, January 3, 2022 at 1:00 and will be held at Wright Funeral Home in Moorhead. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead.
Gilbert “Gil” Andel, 78, Moorhead, MN, died Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Eventide in Moorhead.
Gilbert Ervin Andel was born May 3, 1943, in Breckenridge, MN, to Gilbert and Bernice (Kegley) Andel. He graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1963 and worked for Farmers Union Oil in Breckenridge for a few years.
Gil was united in marriage to Janice Raw on June 25, 1966 in South Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Rothsay. They moved to Moorhead in 1967 and Gil began working for Simon’s Furniture which eventually became Simon’s Warehouse. Gil retired from his job as warehouse manager after 40 years. After retirement, he worked parttime doing floral deliveries for JW Perry.
Gil was a longtime member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Moorhead. He loved all Minnesota sports, including the Vikings, Twins, Wild and Redhawks. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and playing softball but his greatest love in life was spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Karla Lind, Fargo and Jason (Lorie) Andel, Moorhead; brother, Harvey Andel, Breckenridge; sisters, Marge Murphy, Kragnes, MN and Marlys (Jerry) Lund, Wahpeton, ND; grandchildren, Alyssa Lind, Aaron (Raquel) Lind and Grant (Haley) Lind, and great-grandchildren, Everly and Madison Lind. He was preceded in death by is parents and his wife, Janice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Moorhead.