Gilbert (Gil) Mier

GILBERT GIL MIER APRIL 22, 2013 Gilbert (Gil) Mier Age 80, passed away on April 22, 2013. Gil was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Gil is survived by his wife of 56 years, Martha Mier, their six children, Gene & wife Chris Mier, Audrey Mier, Sandi & husband Lorenzo Zamora, Steve Mier, Gavin & wife Barbara Mier and Marc & wife Darla Mier. He departs with a legacy of twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Gil was a vibrant and active member of the community and was a lifelong Santa Fe, NM resident. Gil attended Santa Fe High School and graduated from St. Michael's College (known after as the "College of Santa Fe") in 1959. He joined the army and fought in the Korean conflict in 1952-53. He spent the majority of his career as a SFHS teacher and wrestling coach. Gil loved working with young adults and encouraged each student and athlete to reach their full potential. After retiring from teaching in 1984, Gil worked as a real estate broker up until his departure. Gil was a strong believer in his catholic faith, ethics, personal responsibility, and leading by example. He was an inspiration to his family, students and friends. Favorite quote; " "How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, not to shine in use! As though to breathe were life." Tennyson Memorial Services: St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, on Friday April 26, 2013 at 10:00am. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at:

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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-8600
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900