Gerhard Luell died on March 17, 1998, with his family at his side.

Born March 31, 1904 in Nussloch, Heidelberg to Leopold and Anna Kraft Luell. Married Edith Lieber on May 27, 1949 in Basel, Switzerland. Marriage solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple in March, 1979. Preceded in death by Edith on July 5,1984.His career as a chemist started with Sandoz Pharmaceutical in Basel, Switzerland. His career continued in Utah, where he developed metallurgical mining processes and expanded into weather rocket research. His creative mind never ceased working on scientific solutions.

He will be greatly missed by his daughter, Chris (David) Coats, Bountiful and his son, Gerhard (Lilian) Luell, Basel, Switzerland; four grandchildren: Ryan and Brittany Coats, Bountiful; Ralph and Beatrice Luell, Basel, Switzerland.

The family wishes to give thanks to the compassionate staff of Life Care Center in Bountiful, a special thanks to his doctor, Dr. Brad Lewis.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 23, 1998, 12 noon at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Mountain View Memorial Estates, 3115 E. 7800 S., Cottonwood Heights.

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