GABRIEL, Karl George (Age 93)
Karl passed away May 8, 2014 with his family at his side. He was born on December 28, 1920 in Hillsview, SD. In 1942 he enlisted in the Army Air Force during World War II and was stationed in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 1944 Karl married Esther Weisz in Eureka, SD. In 1948 Karl and Esther moved to Spokane, WA, where he was an auto body technician for 42 years until he retired in 1982. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 1435 Spokane Valley, WA.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Esther; sons, Sidney J. Gabriel (Connie) Troutdale, OR, Karl M. Gabriel (Cynthia) Kennewick, WA, and daughter Lynn M. Lill (David) Spokane Valley, WA; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters. Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.
A Memorial Serivce will be held May 17, 2014 at 1:30 pm at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, 1306 N. Monroe St., Spokane, WA 99201.