Gabrielse, William F.
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William F. Gabrielse, Jr., 58, of Sheboygan, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014 at his home.
Born June 5, 1956 in Grand Rapids, MI, William was one of twelve children born to the late William Sr. and Doris Grossheim Gabrielse. He attended Plymouth area grade schools, Farnsworth Middle School and attended Sheboygan South High School. In 2004, he finished his high school diploma at LTC. He was very proud of his accomplishment and continued his education in Graphic Technologies, graduating from LTC in 2005 where he was recognized with an academic award, the first given out in eleven years. On March 20, 2004, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth M. Warrens.
Bill was a print operator for Franzen Graphics for nine years. He previously worked for Richardson Brothers for 15 years. He was a member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ. He enjoyed Disney World, cruise vacations and attending Country USA. One of his greatest joys was the time he spent outside, working and keeping up his lawn and landscaping.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; his two daughters, April (Eugene) Siekert, Milton, WI, and Angela (Kirk) Henry, Tampa, FL; his step daughter, Christina (Rick) Perleberg, Hamilton, GA; eight grandchildren, Grace and Caleb Dudley, Reign Henry, all of Tampa, FL, and Keir Henry, Converse, TX, Natalie and Vanessa Siekert, both of Milton, WI; and Blake and Mackenzy Schmidt, both of Sheboygan; his sisters and brothers, Sharon (Stephen) Wimberly, Sheboygan, Jenny (Lenny) Tillmann, Sheboygan, Patricia (Gordie) Rediske, Plymouth, Rose Ann (Don) Burch, Lake Isbellia, CA, Richard Gabrielse, Sheboygan, Karen (Daniel) Koelpin, Sheboygan, Robert Gabrielse, Sheboygan, Bonnie (Ward) Kirk, San Antonio, TX, Candie Gabrielse, Yorktown, TX, and Jane Donath, Sheboygan; his father-in-law, Jerome Warrens, Sr., Sheboygan; and his brothers-in-law, Jerome (Chris) Warrens, Jr., John (Bev) Warrens, and Jim (Betty) Warrens, all of Sheboygan; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services for Bill will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Olson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1132 Superior Avenue. The Rev. Lorrie Steward will officiate. Family and friends are welcome at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
The Olson Funeral Home & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Bill's arrangements.
Olson Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1132 Superior Ave.
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Published in Sheboygan Press on June 11, 2014