Rev. Glenn A. Gessner, O.F.M. Cap.
June 21, 1934 - July 4, 2018
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St. Joseph Catholic Church
410 West Lawrence Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 734-7195 | Map
Friday 7/6, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Joseph Catholic Church
410 West Lawrence Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 734-7195 | Map
Saturday 7/7, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Service
St. Joseph Catholic Church
410 West Lawrence Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 734-7195 | Map
Friday 7/6, 7:00 pm
St. Joseph Catholic Church
410 West Lawrence Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 734-7195 | Map
Saturday 7/7, 10:30 am
St. Joseph Cemetery, Appleton
1528 N. Ballard Road
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Monday 7/9, 10:30 am
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Glenn Gessner, Capuchin friar and priest, died on July 4, at the age of 84. Glenn was born in Sheboygan, WI in 1934, the son of the late William and Therese Gessner. He was invested in 1952 and perpetually professed in1956. He was ordained a priest in 1960. He began pastoral ministry at St. Elizabeth…

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Ellen Engel Hoover left a message on July 8, 2018:
May Fr. Glenn's reward be great in Heaven. He visited my Mother in the hospital when she was dying. Thank you For. Glenn.
JACK AND GINNA HEEGEMAN left a message on July 7, 2018:
FATHER GLEN YOU HAVE LEFT A MARK ON OUR FAMILIES THAT WILL NEVER GO AWAY. THE KINDEST MAN YOU'D EVER WANT TO MEET. HE TRULY LIVED HIS LIFE AS JESUS WANTED AND WE KNOW YOU ARE WITH JESUS AND BLESSED MOTHER NOW!
James A Cotter, Sr left a message on July 7, 2018:
God bless you. Thanks for your stories about your mission life.
Dave and Sue Van Boxtel Family left a message on July 7, 2018:
Fr Glenn held a special place within our heart. He was the kindest man you could ever meet. I can just imagine the joy in his face when He meet God at Heaven's gate and heard "Job well done, Fr. Glenn" We will miss you Fr Glenn.
John F Barrett left a message on July 6, 2018:
Rest in peace Glenn. I have so many memories of you and Kurt and your big old English sheep dog. Such wonderful memories of Glenn. You were always there when someone was in need. I miss you but I have my memories of you,
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Sister Carol Schmit left a message on July 6, 2018:
Rest in peace, Father Glenn. Your great missionary heart beating until the end.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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