Gabe Hallmann, 34, died at Scripps Mercy Hospital on Sunday, September 30, 2012. He was born August 9, 1978, in Escondido, son of Michael Hallmann and Jennifer Hallmann. Gabe graduated from Ramona High School in 1997. He also graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine as a licensed massage therapist.|
Gabe was born and raised in Ramona and was an incredible athlete. He played soccer and baseball in Ramona recreation leagues and traveling teams. He also played soccer, baseball and football at Ramona High. Gabe loved spending time with his family and his work as a massage therapist.
Gabe will be especially remembered for the love and devotion he had for his soul mate, Nadia Ayadi, and their daughter, "Gabby". He was compassionate, thoughtful, caring, devoted, energetic, charismatic, bright, sensitive and always genuine. Gabe loved his family more deeply than most could comprehend. His life was tragically taken from him and he will be profoundly missed by all who knew him. His family, however, takes comfort in knowing that he will enjoy eternal bliss and salvation as he is held in the arms of our Lord… until all are together again.
Gabe is survived by his parents, Michael Lee Hallmann of San Diego and Jennifer Hallmann of Ramona; three sisters, Claudia Shohara and Michelle Tucker of Ramona, and Alice Parenti of Poway; brother, David Hallmann of Ramona; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 3pm at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 1735 Main Street, Ramona, with a reception immediately following.
A Funeral Mass with be held at on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 10:30am at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2337 Irving Avenue, San Diego.
A candle light vigil is being planned and information can be found on Facebook under Michael Gabe Hallmann Memorial page.
In lieu of flowers, the family has set up an account at Mission Federal Credit Union for the benefit of his daughter. To donate you can mail a check made out to "Jacqueline Gabriela Hallmann Benefit" to RDG, Attn: Michelle Tucker, 327 Third Street, Ramona, CA 92065. You can also go to Michael Gabe Hallmann Memorial on Facebook for more information.
Published in the Ramona Sentinel on Oct. 11, 2012