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Florence C. Gabbard a resident of Prospect Heights since 1968 Florence C. Gabbard nee Henriksen. Beloved wife of the late Max C. Gabbard. Loving mother of Kurt A. (Lisa) Gabbard. Cherished grandmother of Hunter, Mallory and Schuyler. Dear sister of Virginia Golliet and the late Violet Cobble. Born April 5, 1931, in Chicago, at rest May 20, 2013 in the Midwest Hospice at Northwest Community Hospital. Florence earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from University Illinois Champaign. She taught at Bloom Township High School, where she met her husband. Florence then became a professor of biology at Daley College for more than 30 years. She was a devoted member of Community Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir, served on the Session and was involved in mission work in Romania and the Dominican Republic. Visitation Saturday 11:30 AM until Services 12:30 PM at Community Presbyterian Church, 407 N. Main Street (Route 83), Mount Prospect. Interment Montrose Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to either Community Presbyterian Church or the Lincoln Park Zoo. For funeral information, 847-255-7800 or www.friedrichsfh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 22, 2013
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