December 6, 2022 at 4:36 p.m.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Gilbert S. Jagielski, 90, of St. Cloud and formerly of Avon, who died Nov. 30, 2022, at the St. Cloud Hospital. The Rev. Greg Miller OSB will officiate. Entombment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m., Dec. 10, at the church in Avon.
Gilbert was born Nov. 13, 1932, in St. Cloud to Albert and Regina (Salaski) Jagielski. He served his country in the United States Navy. He married Inez Brix Aug. 30, 1958, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon. He worked as a carman and welder for the Great Northern/Burlington Northern Railroad for 37 years, retiring in 1992. He is a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 622, the National Association of Retired Veterans and Railroad Employees. He enjoyed spending time fishing, traveling, craft work and woodworking.
He is survived by his children, Michael (Louella) of St. Joseph, and Kevin (Tamara Imbertson) of Minneapolis; grandchildren Matthew, Emee, Jack, Thomas and James Jagielski; sister and brother Jeanette (Chuck) Loeffler of Malmo, and James (Judy) Jagielski of Springfield, Maryland; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Inez in 2011 and sister Dolores Theisen.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Avon.