King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Alice I. Gabel, 80, Donnellson

Alice I. Gabel, 80, of Donnellson, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 10:35 AM at the Great River Medical Center.

She was born on May 27, 1938 in Lewisto


wn, MO to Hugh and Naomi Cain LaVelle.  On June 27, 1959 she married Everett J. Gabel at Sacred Heart Church in Ft. Madison.  Alice and her husband farmed together for numerous years.  She also was a bus driver and cook for Central Lee School and also worked at Hy-Vee, Ajax and Sheaffer Pen. Co.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and enjoyed needlework, sewing and country music.  Her great love was being on the farm and spending time with her family.

   Survivors include her husband, Everett Gabel of Donnellson; two daughters, Barb (Flavian) Boeding of West Point and Janet (Craig Fedler) Hellweg of West Point; one grandson, Justin Knight of Donnellson; two sisters, Stella (Jack) Smith of St. Peters, MO and Dorothy Menge of Jacksonville, IL; nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; a son in law, Marty Hellweg; two brothers, Tommy and Jerry LaVelle and a sister, Jean Schneider.

   The family will meet with friends on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 2-4 PM at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  There will be a rosary recited at 4 PM at the funeral home.  The funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Joseph Phung officiating.  Burial will follow in Everhart Cemetery, rural Donnellson.

   A memorial has been established for Everhart Cemetery and online condolences may be left at

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