Hamilton County


Cpl. Albert Julius Guhl




Albert Julius Guhl was born Feb. 25, 1911 to Albert and Anna Wilson Guhl. He died Dec. 14, 2001 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jewell, IA.

Cpl. Guhl served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

His Obituary: South Hamilton Record News, Jewell, IA - Dec. 19, 2001

Albert Guhl, age 90, of Jewell, died Friday, December 15, 2001 of pneumonia at Hamilton Hospital in Webster City. Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 17, 2001 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell with Rev. Craig Ause officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Jewell.

Albert Julius Guhl was born February 25, 1911 in Vincent, IA to Albert H.F. and Anna Julia (Wilson) Guhl. He was baptized in Vincent and confirmed on May 23, 1926 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell. Albert was a 1931 graduate of Jewell High School. He attended the Lutheran Bible Institute in Minneapolis. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On March 24, 1945 he married Dorothy Ruth Durby at Fort Des Moines, IA. They resided in Jewell. Albert owned and operated Guhl’s Home Repair for 30 years. He was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church and American Legion Post 550 in Jewell.

Albert is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Jewell; two daughters, Annette and husband, Jerry Olson of Oakdale, CA and Gloria Guhl of Denver, CO; three sons, Randall and wife, Kathy Guhl of Jacksonville, FL, Ronald Guhl of Jewell, and Roger and wife, Sandra Guhl of Gahanna, OH; six grandchildren, Curtis and wife, Melessa Henderson, Krystal and husband, Jim Johnson, Daniel Guhl, Donavan Guhl, Lindsey Guhl, Jordan Guhl, three step-grandchildren, Kristin and husband Tim Bailey, Laura Olson and Joshua Olson; two great grandchildren, Klara and Bennett Johnson; and three sisters, Mildred Heggen, Alma Thorsbakken, and Lillian Guhl all of Story City. Albert was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Otto, Clarence, and George; and a sister, Emma Isvik.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell and Riverside Bible Camp in Story City.

Source: ancestry.com