Gilbert J. Sturwold, 78, formerly of Newport, died at 6:40 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster.
He was born on Feb. 12, 1933, in St. Patrick, to John and Mary (Dwenger) Sturwold, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by four brothers; a brother in-law.
He was preceded in death by three sisters; two sisters-in-law.
Gilbert was a veteran of the Korean War, having served for the U.S. Army in Orleans, France, for 16 months.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter & Paul Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter & Paul Church or to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be made at Hogenkampfh.com.