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Published August 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Sharon (Giesler) Kinzler

Sharon (Giesler) Kinzler, 68 of Monango, ND was born on March 31, 1945 to Oscar and LaVern (Klettke) Giesler in Kulm, ND. She grew up on a farm 8 miles south of Kulm and graduated from the Kulm High School. She attended Ellendale State Teachers College studying as an elementary education major. Later in life, she obtained her LPN and worked at the Oakes Community Hospital.

She married her high school sweetheart, Brunno Kinzler on June 5, 1964. They had three children, David Kinzler, Kevin Kinzler, and Melissa Worrel, and eight grandchildren.

Sharon (Giesler) Kinzler

Sharon (Giesler) Kinzler, 68 of Monango, ND was born on March 31, 1945 to Oscar and LaVern (Klettke) Giesler in Kulm, ND. She grew up on a farm 8 miles south of Kulm and graduated from the Kulm High School. She attended Ellendale State Teachers College studying as an elementary education major. Later in life, she obtained her LPN and worked at the Oakes Community Hospital.

She married her high school sweetheart, Brunno Kinzler on June 5, 1964. They had three children, David Kinzler, Kevin Kinzler, and Melissa Worrel, and eight grandchildren.

In 2008, Sharon was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a degenerative disease of the cells in the brain stem. Sharon entered Prince of Peace Care Center in Ellendale August 13, 2012, where she remained until she went to be with the Lord August 15, 2013. Throughout her life, Sharon’s kind and thoughtful personality inspired those around her, and she was truly a blessing to her family and friends.

Surviving family includes husband Brunno Kinzler, sons David (Sue) Kinzler and Kevin (Chari) Kinzler of Monango, ND and daughter Melissa Worrel, Aberdeen, SD. Grandchildren Tyler (Katie), Kyla, Carly, Kassandra, Cody and Karissa Kinzler and Nicola and Nataye Worrel. Mother, LaVern Giesler of Ellendale, sister Shirley (Rich) Giles of Redwood Falls, MN and brother, James (Lynda) Giesler of Kulm. One great granddaughter is on the way. She was preceded in death by her father, Oscar Giesler.

The funeral is 10:30am Monday August 19 at Church of the Nazarene, Ellendale with Pastor Tim Brown officiating. Visitation is 2-8pm Sunday with a prayer service at 7pm at Hoven Funeral Chapel, Ellendale. Visitation continues Monday one hour before services. Burial is at Monango City Cemetery. Arrangements by Hoven Funeral Chapel. www.hovenfuneralchapel.com

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to be sent to CurePSP.org.

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