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Gisela M. Carlisle

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Posted: Monday, April 1, 2019 2:56 pm

Gisela M. Carlisle, 83, of Coronado passed away peacefully in her home on March 8, 2019.

Gisela was born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1935 to Georg and Margarethe Mannhardt. In 1959 she was married to James H. Carlisle in Stuttgart, then moved to Denver, Colorado in 1960 where Jim completed medical school and Gisela managed the household. This is also where their three children, George, Julia, and David, were born. After raising their family and moving several times, Gisela and Jim finally settled in Coronado and resumed their association with the Navy.

After Jim retired they enjoyed traveling together and their life and friends in Coronado.

She was predeceased by her husband Jim, daughter Julia, and brother Werner Mannhardt of Detroit, Michigan. She is survived by her sons George of Tucson, Arizona and David of Riverside, California; her sister Margret, of Cheyenne, Wyoming; and sister in law Virginia (Rick) of Sacramento, California.

The Carlisle family is grateful for the loving caregiving provided by LuAna, Norma, and especially her main caregiver Courtney. In addition, thank you to the entire congregation of the Coronado Community Church for their support in this difficult time.

In leu of flowers, please make any donations to Doctors Without Borders,, or any local community charity.