Archive for Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Harold Gabriel

November 8, 2000


— Services for Harold Erwin Gabriel, 89, Eudora, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. Gabriel died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 28, 1911, in Eudora, the son of Gustav and Anna (Hornberger) Gabriel. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1928 and attended Pittsburg State University.

Mr. Gabriel was a farmer, and was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher.He had been a member of the Eudora school board, a 4-H leader and a member of the ASCS board. He was also active in several conservation groups.

He married Margaret Lucille Spitzli on Dec. 10, 1938, in Olathe. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Sharon Knaub, Hoyt; two sons, Jerry, Bishop, Calif., and Mark, Eudora; a sister, Esther Engwicht, Salina; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to the Eudora United Methodist Church, sent in care of the mortuary.

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