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Gary Eugene Kabler

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Gary Eugene Kabler

Birth
Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri, USA
Death
30 Oct 2021 (aged 62)
Cole Camp, Benton County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Cole Camp, Benton County, Missouri, USA Add to Map
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Gary Eugene Kabler, 62, of Cole Camp passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 30, 2021, at his home. He was born om May 17, 1959, a son of Joseph and Evelyn (Kaiser) Kabler. Gary was baptized on May 31, 1959, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sedalia, and confirmed on April 15, 1975, at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Sedalia. He grew up in Sedalia, Missouri, and graduated from Smith Cotton High School in 1978. Gary's first job out of high school was as a carpet layer for Cletus Tagtmeyer. He enjoyed this job and used his carpet laying skills throughout the years to help his many friends and family. Gary started working for Waterloo Industries in 1979 where he worked for 42 years with plans to retire at the end of this year. Garymoved to Cole Camp in 1980; and on May 4, 1985, he was united in marriage to Karen Simon. This union was blessed with the gift of two children, Alexis and Colin.
Gary was so proud to be a volunteer Firefighter for the Cole Camp Fire Department and a firefighter for over 40 years. He was an active member of the Cole Camp Jaycees for many years and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 305 of Cole Camp. Gary was a passionate Dallas Cowboys fan. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and especially working in his garden and flower beds, tending to his famous "Elephant Ears." He loved spending time with his grandchildren, Lena and Mason.
He is survived by his daughter, Alexis Smith and her husband Mathew of Cole Camp; his son, Colin Kabler and Jennifer Flores of Warsaw; two grandchildren, Lena Smith and Mason Smith of Cole Camp; his brother, Rickey Kabler of Cole Camp; two nieces, Jessica Battiato and her husband Tony of Lake Ozark; Jackie Kabler of Cole Camp; one great niece Jerzie Hart of Lake Ozark; and his many friends and family.
He was was preceded in death by his parents, Loseph and Evelyn Kabler.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cole Camp, with Pastor Tyler Poppen officiating and where the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery near Cole Camp with the flag ceremony by the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 305 of Cole Camp and last call by the Cole Camp and Rural Fire Department.
Pallbearers will be: Mike Heimsoth, Tim Berendzen, Greg Cole, Jeff Kullman, Bill Viebrockand Greg Bredehoeft. Honorary pallbearers will be; Brenda Vansel, Wanda Pritzel, Roxy Viebrock, Alicia Cole, Randy Steffens, Karen Wienberg, and Jerry Steffens.
Published by SedaliaDemocrat.com from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3, 2021
Gary Eugene Kabler, 62, of Cole Camp passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 30, 2021, at his home. He was born om May 17, 1959, a son of Joseph and Evelyn (Kaiser) Kabler. Gary was baptized on May 31, 1959, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sedalia, and confirmed on April 15, 1975, at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Sedalia. He grew up in Sedalia, Missouri, and graduated from Smith Cotton High School in 1978. Gary's first job out of high school was as a carpet layer for Cletus Tagtmeyer. He enjoyed this job and used his carpet laying skills throughout the years to help his many friends and family. Gary started working for Waterloo Industries in 1979 where he worked for 42 years with plans to retire at the end of this year. Garymoved to Cole Camp in 1980; and on May 4, 1985, he was united in marriage to Karen Simon. This union was blessed with the gift of two children, Alexis and Colin.
Gary was so proud to be a volunteer Firefighter for the Cole Camp Fire Department and a firefighter for over 40 years. He was an active member of the Cole Camp Jaycees for many years and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 305 of Cole Camp. Gary was a passionate Dallas Cowboys fan. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and especially working in his garden and flower beds, tending to his famous "Elephant Ears." He loved spending time with his grandchildren, Lena and Mason.
He is survived by his daughter, Alexis Smith and her husband Mathew of Cole Camp; his son, Colin Kabler and Jennifer Flores of Warsaw; two grandchildren, Lena Smith and Mason Smith of Cole Camp; his brother, Rickey Kabler of Cole Camp; two nieces, Jessica Battiato and her husband Tony of Lake Ozark; Jackie Kabler of Cole Camp; one great niece Jerzie Hart of Lake Ozark; and his many friends and family.
He was was preceded in death by his parents, Loseph and Evelyn Kabler.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cole Camp, with Pastor Tyler Poppen officiating and where the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery near Cole Camp with the flag ceremony by the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 305 of Cole Camp and last call by the Cole Camp and Rural Fire Department.
Pallbearers will be: Mike Heimsoth, Tim Berendzen, Greg Cole, Jeff Kullman, Bill Viebrockand Greg Bredehoeft. Honorary pallbearers will be; Brenda Vansel, Wanda Pritzel, Roxy Viebrock, Alicia Cole, Randy Steffens, Karen Wienberg, and Jerry Steffens.
Published by SedaliaDemocrat.com from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3, 2021

Gravesite Details

Buried in North Side Cemetery, just West of his parents.



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