Robert L. Gisel, 62, died of natural causes on June 18, 2012, at his home in California.
He was born on Dec. 25, 1949 in Paola, Kan. As a child and young adult, he lived in Kansas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Texas and Alaska before settling in Los Angeles, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Gisel Jr., his mother, Faynell Forrest, and sister, Sherryl Fiola.
He is survived by a brother, Charles A. Gisel III, of Carthage, a step-father, Lynn Forrest Jr., step-brothers, Craig Forrest of Homer, Alaska, David Forrest of Juneau, Alaska, Lynn Forrest III, of Atlanta, Ga., Donald Forrest of Stuart, Fla., one step-sister, Elaine Jordan of Wassila, Alaska, two aunts, Levonne Jacobsen of Hickman, Neb., and Hazel Griffith of Sarcoxie, Mo., one uncle Harold Hodge of Olathe, Kan., various cousins, nieces and nephews.
Services will be announced at a later date.