Lewis George Gabriel
November 6, 1921 – October 7, 2018
Lewis George Gabriel, of Gold Bar, WA, was born November 6, 1921 in Toppenish, WA, departed this life on October 7, 2018 in Everett, WA. He was 96. Lewis proudly served his country in the US Army. He later owned and operated a service station, Lew’s Chevron, in Gold Bar for 15 years. He enjoyed camping, playing pool, shuffleboard and winning at cribbage. Lewis is survived by his daughter Linda O’Neil (Patrick), son Randy Weiss, grandchildren Dennis O’Neil PhD (Noreen), Chris O’Neil (Lisa), Dr. Mike O’Neil (Jenny), Jason Weiss (Brenda), Joshua Weiss (Alaina), and Jessica Lopez (Juan), and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, his first wife Lila Gabriel in 1975, his second wife Nina J. Gabriel in 2006, and daughter-in-law Connie Weiss. A celebration of Lewis’s life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5th, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Purdy & Kerr with Dawson Funeral Home, 409 W. Main St., Monroe, WA, 360-794-7049.
- Memorial Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
Lewis George Gabriel
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December 6, 2018
Uncle Louis use to take me fishing. He taught me how to clean and scale a trout, fish with a safety pin and bait a hook. At his gas station on Colby he'd let me sit in the car as he'd raise the car up to work under it. He probably did it to get me out of the way. But he never seemed to mind. I loved him so much. It was those memories and moments that led me to attend trade school to become an automechanic! Thanks for the memories. I miss you.
October 14, 2018
One of my favorite memories of Grandpa is sitting and watching John Wayne movies. He just loved The Duke. His favorite had to be McLintock I don't know how many times we watched that movie but he would always laugh at the fight scene at the mud pit and at Maureen O'Hara running from the Duke in her underwear. He thought she looked so funny.For now on, everytime I watch that movie I will always thinks of it as Our Movie. I love you Grandpa. I hope that you and The Duke take a long ride together.