Gabriel Zuniga-DeBaere, 10, Green Bay, passed away March 2, 2013, as the result of an automobile accident. Born on September 17, 2002, in Green Bay, he is the son of Tina Sanchez and Zeferino Zuniga. Gabriel enjoyed visiting with family and friends, reading, playing his Nintendo DS, participating in sports, and wrestling with his brothers.
He is survived by his mother, Tina Sanchez; father Zeferino (Blanca R.) Zuniga; maternal grandparents, Ken (Jean) DeBaere, paternal grandparents, Antonio (Ofelia Caballaro) Zuniga; three brothers, Christian DeBaere, Dominic Maldonado, and Xavier Sanchez; one sister, Nevaeh Maldonado; three brothers, Anthony and Jason Zuniga, and Adan Rangel; one sister, Jacqueline Zuniga; one aunt, Estela (Jose) Ruiz; one uncle, Tony DeBaere (friend, Amanda); cousins, Adisyn and Alivia; many other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his great grandmother, Helen Bartels.
Visitation at MALCORE (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird St., Saturday from 2 - 4 p.m. Memorial service 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ken DeGroot, O. Praem officiating.
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The family would like to extend a special thank you to Gabriel's foster parents, Barb and Jim Gollnow. Also a special thank you to his godparents, Barb and Jeff Gollnow.