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“We will sincerely miss Bob in Florida but especially in Gore Bay on Manitoulin Island. Bob was interested in most topics but especially when it came...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Paul & Betty Lou Purvis - FL

“Brenda, Please accept my sympathy. You and Bob were some of my favorite staff members at Morton. Bob was always very kind, considerate, and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Kraft - Mauldin, SC

“Dear Brenda, so very sorry about Bob. What has happened to you matters to me. Also very sorry I won't be able to attend the service. It's a comfort...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Norma Meyer - East China, MI

“Dear Brenda, please accept our deepest sympathy. We were proud to call both of you our dear friends and wished we only could have known that when we...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Leo and Irma Boyea - Chateaugay, NY

“Mr. Gresell was mt 5th grade teacher. He entrusted me with the care of the class pet alligator and I learned much that year. He helped make me what...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: David Conley - Marysville, MI

“Brenda,We are so sorry to hear your husband passed away. We know how hard it is to deal with grief. We have found it really helps to remember the...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Vicky and Steve Path - Marysville, MI

“Brenda, my condolences to you. You are in my heart and my prayers. Bob will be missed always. He treated everyone with respect, was kind hearted,...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sharon Parker - Dewey, AZ

“Dearest Brenda, I am so sorry & saddened to hear of Bob's passing. May your cherished memories give you solace & comfort now & always. Bob was a very...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lori Thornberry - FL - Friend

“Dear Brenda,I was sorry to hear of your husbands passing.My thoughts and prayer are with you at this sad time.Kelly Graves Barnes ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Kelly Graves Barnes - DE


Robert Walter Gresell, 76, of Marysville, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

He was born July 18, 1940 in Detroit to the late Walter and Sophie Gresell.

Mr. Gresell was a teacher in St. Peters Catholic School in Harper Woods and the Marysville School District for 37 years. He was a lifetime member of the NEA and MEA. He served as past Lt. Commander of the Port Huron Power Squadron, past member of the International Shipmasters, and loved sailing and cruising the Great Lakes. He enjoyed traveling, photography and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda; three children, Robert M. Gresell, Mark (Terri) Gresell and Matthew (Stacy) Gresell; a daughter-in-law, Karen Gresell; nine grandchildren, Justin (Lindsey) Gresell, Nicole (Nathan) Charboneau, Jacqueline (Brady) Hourtienne, Patrick (Sara) Gresell, Paige Gresell, Morgan Gresell, Maryn Gresell, Nathan Gresell and Gibson Gresell; five great grandchildren; a sister, Judy Shah (Steve) Mahanes; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Wanda Lee; brother-in-law, Robert (Sharon) Lee; and sister-in-law, Deb (Bill) O'Neill. He was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Terry and Charles Wilkins; and a brother-in-law, Navin Shah.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017 in the Marysville Funeral Home.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Huron. The Rev. Zbigniew Zomerfeld will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Water Humane Society. To send condolences, visit marysvillefuneralhome.com

For complete information visit Marysville Funeral Home.