Robert J. Gabriel

Bay City, Michigan 


Mr. Gabriel passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at his residence with his children by his side, age 80.  He was born November 17, 1936 in Bay City to the late Edward and Rose (Roznowski) Gabriel.  Robert married Shirley Ann Block on February 2, 1957 and she predeceased him on June 12, 1999.  He was an operating engineer for the Dow Chemical Company and retired in his mid-fifties after 25 years of service.  Robert enjoyed being outdoors and loved hunting and fishing when he could.

Surviving is a son Terrance J. Gabriel and a daughter Kathryn A. Gabriel and two granddaughters, Samantha L. Gabriel and Lindsay M. (Kyle) Gabriel.  Robert was predeceased by one brother Floyd Gabriel and three sisters: Irene Flagella, Mary Meier and Verna Chappel.

The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to McLaren Hospice.

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  • Sandy Welter Barcia

    Terry and Kathy so sorry for you loss. Bob will be missed he was a wonderful person. God gained another angel.

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