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Obituary: Gaber, Frances Mae

Age 95

GABER, Frances Mae 95 Years of Life Passed peacefully on October 2, 2014.

Born January 9, 1919, to Jack and Josephine Nelms.

Longtime resident of Deer Park and Deer Lake, WA.

Married Frank Gaber on January 29, 1939.

Attended Deer Park High School, where she excelled and loved playing Girls’ Basketball.

Frances and Frank spent many hours enjoying friends and family, fishing, camping, traveling to Alaska, Europe and campouts with Good Sam Club members and dancing the night away at the Loon Lake Moose Lodge.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church Alter Society.

Frances loved entertaining at their Deer Lake home, sewing, making crafts, and searching out just the right item at yard sales.

A twinkle in her eye would light a room when she was having a good time.

Family includes husband, Frank (deceased); son, Robert (wife, Avana Jane); son, Neil (deceased) and wife (Michaelyn); daughter, Francine Dullanty (husband, Rick).

Grandsons: Kevin, Mitch and Brian Gaber; and Granddaughters: Jamie Lee Gaber, Jennifer Gaber, Cassie Gaber; and Great-grandson, Kyle Gaber.

Also, brother-in-law, Walt Gaber as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to Royal Park Care Center where Frances was shown kindness, respect and was well cared for by the many individuals in her daily life during the past six years.

A Celebratory Mass will be offered at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 18, 2014, at St. Mary Presentation Catholic Church, in Deer Park, located at, East 602 - 6th Avenue, with Rev.

Father Albert Grasher, Jr., celebrant.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary Presentation Church or a favorite charity of your choice.


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