Gary "Coach" Bridell (1941 - 2018)

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  • "I am not sure how to express to Coach Bridell's family how..."
    - Karl Marlinghaus
  • "I went to Normandy HIgh School with Gary. He was an..."
    - Wayne Brasler
  • "Rest in Peace my friend. Thanks for the opportunity to..."
  • "What a beautiful tribute and a blessing to live a well..."
    - Lee and Jeff Hensley
  • " Mrs. Bridell and Family, I was not a student of Gary's,..."
    - Nancy Morgan ( Thompson)
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Bridell, Gary Coach Gary E. Bridell, 76, passed away peacefully on July 7, 2018 in his home in Sandestin, Miramar Beach Florida, surrounded by his loved ones. Gary was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and a long-time teacher and coach at O'Fallon Township High School. He was a shining example of a life well lived, with a great love for his family, friends, fishing and commitment to student-athletes as coach, mentor and friend. Gary Bridell is survived by his wife, Sharon Love; first wife Sharon Bridell and their three children: daughter, Kelli (Deron) Daenzer; son, Craig (Jill) Bridell; daughter, Niki (Tom) Hollerich; step daughter, Betsy (Mike) Clark; grandchildren Paige, Autumn, Skylar, Carson, Claire, Benett, Tanner, Dylan, and John; sister, Joyce Herman and brother, Mark Bridell. Gary was proceeded in death by brother, Bill Bridell, Father, John Bridell and Mother, Dorothy Bridell. Services: A Celebration of Life will be held August 4th in Sandestin, Miramar Beach Florida. Time and Location to be announced at a later date. Funeral Home: www.daviswatkins.com
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 11, 2018