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Helen A. Gabrielson

Obituary for Helen A. Gabrielson

August 1, 1930 - October 11, 2018
Aurora, Illinois | Age 88

Obituary

Helen A. (Barrett) Gabrielson, 88, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at her home in Aurora, IL. She was born on August 1, 1930 in Sugar Grove to LeRoy and Alma Barrett.

She attended Emmanuel Lutheran grade school and West Aurora High School. After school, she worked at All Steel and Processed Plastics. Later she worked as the bookkeeper and secretary at Commercial Work, a family-owned business, for 35 years.

She was united in marriage to Ralph Gabrielson Sr. on August 27, 1955. Helen was very active in her church as well as various other groups. She was loved by many, and truly lived her faith every day of her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and one sister.

Survivors include her husband, Ralph D. Gabrielson Sr.; a son, Ralph Jr. (Mary) Gabrielson of Sugar Grove, IL; a daughter, Cindy (Ted) Reinert of Aurora, IL; four grandsons, Michael Gabrielson, Matthew (Ashley) Gabrielson, A.J. Herreweyers, and Caleb Reinert; two granddaughters, Lauren (Ernest) Robinson, and Kristin Gabrielson; two great-grandchildren, Maryiett Robinson and Eli Robinson; and one sister, Esther Kincaid Spitz.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 1 PM to 5 PM at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer, Aurora, IL 60506. A funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, October 15, 2018 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church at 63 Fernwood Dr., Montgomery, IL 60538. with a visitation one hour prior to services. A burial will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Montgomery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Luke's Christian Academy, 63 Fernwood Drive, Montgomery, IL 60538.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • n lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Luke's Christian Academy, 63 Fernwood Drive, Montgomery, IL 60538.
  • St. Luke's Christian Academy
    63 Fernwood Drive
    Montgomery, IL 60538

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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