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Arnold J Gabel

June 26, 1928 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Arnold J. Gabel, age 93, of York, Nebraska, passed away May 28, 2022 at his home in York.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in York with Rev. Ben Francisco officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Organist will be Deb Tonniges. Congregational hymns will be "Amazing Grace", "On Eagle's Wings", "What A Friend We Have In Jesus", and "I Know That My Redeemer Lives." Pallbearers will be Jeff Russell, Brenden Gabel, Adam Gabel, Kraton Gabel, Rev. Ben Francisco and Brent Enninga. Interment will be in the Osceola Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to the committal service at the cemetery with luncheon following back at the church.

Arnold was born June 26, 1928 to John and Rose (Alt) Gabel near Shelby, Nebraska. He graduated from Shelby High School in 1946. He then helped on the family farm until he was drafted into the U.S. Army on September 18, 1952 and served until September 17, 1954. After returning from the service he began farming in Polk County until 1993.

In 1992 he was united in marriage to Ingrid Lemke Watts and they moved to York where he retired.

Arnold liked music, collecting records, arrowheads and ham radios. Allis Chalmers tractors held a special place in his heart and he enjoyed going to tractor shows with his family to admire them.

Survivors include his wife Ingrid of York; step-daughter Sabine (Jeff) Russell of Columbus; step-granddaughter Heather Gabel of Osceola; three great grandchildren, Brenden, Halle and Brant Gabel; two brothers: Max (Rosalie) Gabel of Shelby; and Norman (Karen) Gabel of Osceola; one sister Eleanor Eickmeier of Stromsburg, and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters Lorraine (Gabel) Klein-Harbor and Dolores Meister; brother-in-law Richard Eickmeier.

Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

10:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church

Interment
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

12:00 PM
Osceola Cemetery

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