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DES PLAINES - Charles J. Gabbert, age 92, of Macomb Illinois, formerly of Des Plaines, Illinois, passed away August 15, 2014. Beloved husband of 69 years to Pauline S. (nee Dickinson); loving father of John C. (Karen) Gabbert and Karen (Raymond) Iversen; fond brother of the late Harold (the late Dorothy) Gabbert; proud grandfather of Alisen (William) Courtemanche, Kirk (Tracy) Iversen, Kirsten (Geoff) Akens, and Joni (George) Cunningham; great-grandfather of Sean and Taylor Cunningham, Alyssa Iversen, Dawson Davis, and Madeline and Lily Courtemanche. Charles was a proud WWII Vet, an avid golfer, active for four years as little league manager, and served on numerous committees at Trinity Lutheran Church. Together Charles and Pauline enjoyed 40 years of square dancing and traveled all fifty states including Europe. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or MDH Hospice, 525 E. Grant St., Macomb, IL 61455. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 20 from 4p.m. until 7p.m. at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines, IL. Funeral Service will take place at 10a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 E. Algonquin Rd., Des Plaines, IL. Interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. For information, 847-699-9003 or glhillsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Aug. 19, 2014
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