– Obituaries –
Gail Adeline Mittermeyer
Gail Adeline Mittermeyer, 74, Cornell, passed away quietly at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Sunday, July 26, 2020, with her family by her side.
Gail was born in Chippewa Falls, the seventh of 10 children, to the late Edward J. Mittermeyer, M.D., and Adeline Mittermeyer, R.N., Nov. 13, 1945.
She graduated from Cornell High School in 1964, and later married the late Thomas McChesney, of Cornell.
Gail lived and worked for periods of time in Madison, and La Crosse, as well as Manhattan, Kan., then eventually earned a degree in nursing, and enjoyed serving many people and families as an RN at the Cornell Area Care Center.
“Girlie” will forever be remembered by her incredible spirit, as well as her tender compassion and smile for everyone she met. She was the most devoted mother anyone could ask for, as well as a dedicated grandmother, a loving sister, a caring friend and a cunning card player.
Gail’s incredible spirit and enormous heart showed through in her intensity for life, inspiring everyone around her to get “fired up.” She will also be remembered for her love of music and dancing.
She is survived by her three boys – Matt, Jess and Jack; nine grandchildren – Kiara, Brett, Bryce, Joseph, Tessa, Chloe, Laura, Drake and Rhiannon; siblings – Ann Ruud, Madison, Sue Johnson, Chippewa Falls, Frank Mittermeyer, Cottage Grove, Betty Rivers, Cornell, Peggy Taylor, Vadnais Heights, Minn., and Edward Joseph Mittermeyer, Cornell; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings – Kay Blanchard, Jane Valmore and Lee Mittermeyer.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, at Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell, with Deacon Dennis Rivers officiating. Inurnment will follow the service at the Cornell Cemetery.
Memorial visitation will be held from 11 a.m., until the time of service, Saturday, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at bortonleiserfuneralhome. com.
For the health and safety for everyone who may attend the services, social distancing, no contact and face coverings are mandatory.