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Kelly ‘Murph’ Loisel

Kelly G. “Murph” Loisel, age 51, resident of the Brainerd area, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at home. He was born Jan. 10, 1961, in Brainerd to Gerald and Josephine (Colpaert) Loisel.

Murph loved to travel; he loved the great outdoors and he loved to make engines go. He was a member of the Gull Lake Drifters and was a certified Honda and Polaris mechanic.

Survivors include brothers, Curt (Julie) Loisel, Tom Loisel, Jim (Lori) Loisel; sisters, Carol (Greg) Bruchhof, LeAne (Leigh) Finlay and Denise (Dale) Corrigan; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

A gathering for Murph will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at the Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd. A visitation will start one hour prior to the gathering time.

Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home & Crematory in Brainerd.