LAKE ZURICH – Steven A. Gabriel, 25, of Lake Zurich, Illinois, born July 20, 1988, in DeKalb, the son of John J. and Cindy L. (née Hoover) Gabriel, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.
Steven served as a private first class with the U. S. Army. He spent a tour of duty serving with the 501st Area Support Medical Company, in Iraq from September of 2009 until August of 2010.
Steven is survived by the love of his life, Ashli (née Bailey) Gabriel, whom he married in January of 2010; two cherished sons, Steven Andrew Jr. and Zackariah Isak Gabriel; devoted mother, Cindy Gabriel; dear brother, Michael Gabriel; father, John Gabriel; stepfather, Greg Auseth; grandmothers, Marilyn P. Hoover and Teresa Gabriel; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and other loving family and friends.
Steven was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Boyd Hoover and Fay Gabriel.
The memorial visitation for Steven A. Gabriel will be from 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, until the celebration of the funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 120 N. Ela St., in Barrington. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Steven would be appreciated for the future education of his sons, in care of U.S. Bank, ATTN: Marilou Zaplan, 1586 N. Rand Road, Palatine, IL 60074.
Arrangements by Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, Lake Zurich. For information, call 847-540-8871 or visit www.ahlgrimffs.com.