Death of a Classmate - Commander Jamieson "Jamie" K. Deuel USN Ret. 15th Co.

Commander Jamieson "Jamie" K. Deuel (USN Ret.) died on June 29, 2019, at the age 87 years old, widower of Carol Deuel, born in Geneva, NY February 23, 1932, but has called ABQ home since 1968. A graduate of the US Naval Academy class of 1954, Jamie proudly served for 21 years retiring in 1975. In 1972 he was a wrestling referee at the Munich Olympic Games. In 1975, after being stationed in the UK for 5 years, he retired from the Navy he returned to ABQ. He brought the game of soccer to the Westside of ABQ when he created the Northwest Rio Grande Soccer League and started his own company Deuel & Assoc. He is survived by his four children, Holly Gilster, Beth Deuel, Martha Curran, and Jake Deuel, 11 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren who know him by the name "Coach". A Memorial Service will be held at Paradise Hills United Methodist Church at 10 am on Friday, July 12, 2019. Instead of flowers please make a donation to the US Navy Memorial at www.navymemorial.org

Published in Albuquerque Journal from July 9 to July 10, 2019

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