All are invited to "the best ever" Celebration of the Life of Bill Gessner,
our beloved friend who died January 14, 2019.
The Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 4-10 pm
at the InnerCity Tennis Center in Martin Luther King Jr. Park
at the corner of 40th St and Nicollet Avenue in South Minneapolis.
To assist with planning (we need to be sure we have enough chairs, etc.), please RSVP.
Before the Celebration, there will be an open house at Bill’s home 24 W 37th Street, 55409 from 1:00-4:00 pm
The Celebration will include:
Bill Gessner died from a fatal heart attack at the Courage Center where he was making incredible and continuous improvement in recovering from a stroke he suffered at the end of November. To learn more of his last days, go to his Caring Bridge site.
To honor Bill and recognize his impact, please contribute to the Bill Gessner Memorial:
Lodging: We will be coordinating home stays for out-of-town guests. If you live in the Twin Cities and have a spare room or if you are out of town and would like to stay with a friend of Bill’s in the Twin Cities, please contact Gail Graham and/or make a note in your RSVP.
If you can’t come but want to send a story or memento to add to the display, contact Marilyn Scholl.
Directions and Parking: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park is on the corner of 40th St and Nicollet Avenue in South Minneapolis. Free parking is available, but please allow extra time as the lot (entrance on 40th St) is small and is frequently filled. Street parking is available on 40th St, 1st Ave, and Nicollet Ave. View Map