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Dorothy Briel “Briel” Channel Adels

Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska, USA
Death 1 Jul 2012 (aged 49)
Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 93134566 · View Source
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Briel Adels, 49, of Sidney, Neb., passed away early Sunday morning, July 1, 2012, at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colo.

Dorothy Briel Adels, the daughter of Billie Junior and Alana Lee (Sheets) Channel, was born on Dec. 17, 1962, in Sidney. She moved often as her father was in the military. Briel completed her education at Widefield, Colo., and worked several jobs in the pottery and telecommunications industry. On June 2, 2001, Briel was united in marriage to Jeff Adels at Las Vegas, Nev.

Briel's passion was her family, her pets and learning about old cars.

Survivors include her husband, Jeff of Sidney; three children, Steven Weegens of Colorado Springs, Colo., Shane Carey of Sidney, and Aleena Fuss and husband Steven, also of Sidney; step-daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Sprague of Loveland, Colo.; her father, Billie J. Channel of Missouri; her parents-in-law, Jack and Edna Bruns of Sidney; her siblings, Bill Channel (Sherry Stansberry) of Kearney, Barbra (Neil) Thompson of Dalton, Amanda Russell (Melissa Gitschel) of Scottsbluff, Bonnie (Ron) Leal, Becky (Matt) Sebold, and John Sheets, all of Sidney; sister-in-law, Robin (Chuck) Haupt of Sterling, Colo.; brother-in-law, Jason (Lisa) Bruns of Rapid City, S.D.; one granddaughter, KamBri Lynn Fuss; and numerous extended family members and friends.

Briel was preceded in death by her mother; her brother, Bob; her grandparents, George and Leona Beck, and Alva Channel and Josie Washburn; and a sister-in-law, Cathleen Bruns.

Cremation has been held. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the Sidney Elks Lodge with Reverend Leonard Suhr officiating. Private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Briel's care and funeral arrangements.

Published: Friday, July 6th, 2012 Sidney Sun Telegrap

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