Gossell, Junior 'JR' H.
Age 96, of Minneapolis
Passed away on November 15, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, Fred and Lena. Survived by wife of 64 years, Helen; children, Nancy and Julie; brother, Alan; grandchildren, Dylan and Molly and many relatives and friends. Raised in St Cloud, JR entered the service after graduating from St. Cloud Teacher's College. B17 Co-Pilot, completed 20 missions with the 487th Division. Began teaching Printing in 1945 and continued as an assistant principal at Sanford and Folwell until he retired from the Minneapolis School Systems in 1977. JR remained active in his retirement. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 11 AM at LAKE NOKOMIS LUTHERAN CHURCH, 5011 31st Avenue South, Minneapolis. Visitation, Monday, November 18, 2013 from 3-7 PM at BRADSHAW (McDivitt-Hauge), 3131 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis and one hour prior to the service at church. Interment, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 11 AM at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.