Gisela Metzelder, 66, Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at her home. She was born and raised in Germany and came to America looking for a better life at an early age. Gisela and her husband co-owned and operated Metz and Kerchner House of International Beauty for over 35 years. She loved gardening, traveling and spending time with her friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Klaus Metzelder; and mother, Martha Stern.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Amanda Metzelder; and grandchildren, Hayden and Megan Metzelder.
The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Larry Trotter officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery. Following the interment, friends are invited back to her home for a celebration of her life. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials may be made to Child Help of Tennessee, 2505 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements.