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Obituary: Gerald J. Artellan

May 22, 1928 – March 25, 2013

Gerald J. Artellan, a Gardnerville resident of 20 years passed away March 25, 2013. He was born to Louise and Benjamin Artellan on May 22, 1928. Gerald married Louise Rodriguez on Aug. 7, 1948,; they were married 14 years. He worked as a surveyor for Neil Engineers while living in Carmel, California. Gerald coached little league teams for over 30 years, and he was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Gerald was preceded in death by his mother; father; brothers, Paul and Marty; and daughter, Pauline Hardy in 1976.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Artellan; son, Ben Artellan and wife, Alice of Gardnerville, NV; daughters, Geraldine Potier of Monterey, CA and JoAnne Olow and husband, Chris or Carmel, CA; brother, Ben Artellan of Gardnerville, NV; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. Gall’s Catholic Church Wednesday, April 10th at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are in the care of FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home.