|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1922|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2008|
Raymond H. Gaebel, 86
Jan. 4, 1922 - Dec. 17, 2008
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2008 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waite Park for Raymond H. Gaebel, age 86, of Waite Park, who passed away peacefully on December 17, 2008 at his home surrounded by his family. Burial will take place in the St. Joseph Parish Cemetery in Waite Park with full military honors.
Relatives and friends may call from 4-9 p.m. on Friday and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish Prayers will be at 5 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home followed by American Legion Post 428 at 6 p.m. and VFW Post 4847 at 6:30 p.m.
Ray was born January 4, 1922 in Freeport, MN to Joseph and Mary (Schulte) Gaebel. He was an Army veteran of WWII. He married Donna Abfalter on September 2, 1952 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Duelm. He lived in the Waite Park area most of his married life. He was employed as a carpenter foreman for various construction companies in central Minnesota. He retired in 1989. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, VFW Post 4847 and American Legion Post 428.
Ray is survived by his wife Donna of Waite Park, children DeWayne (Kathryn Shaw) of St. Cloud, Linda (Mark) Lentner of Rice, Bonnie (Frank) DeAngelo of Minneapolis, Gary (Lori) of Clear Lake, Elaine (Bryan) Willis of Dayton, Cheryl (Pascal) Morel of Minneapolis, Timothy of St. Cloud, Tom (Jennie) of St. Cloud, Laurie Hilger of Foley and Michael (Kerry) of St. Cloud, 26 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, brothers and sisters Sr. Cordis OSB of St. Cloud, Sr. Laura OSB of St. Cloud, Cyril of Freeport and Ewald of Shoreview.
Preceding him in death were his parents, son Bryan (1962), granddaughter Stephanie Pontious (2007), brothers Ambrose and Eddie and sister Lucille Kramer.
Masses are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Daniel Funeral Home
Timothy Raymond Gaebel (1964 - 2012)*
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Created by: Peggy Cassady Harris
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
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