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Obituary for Yvonne A. Gabel

Yvonne A. Gabel passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at her residence at the age of 85.

She was born April 7, 1935 in Cattaraugus, NY to the late Vernon and Edith (Lent) Dankert. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and her orchids.

Her husband, Robert E. Gabel who she married on May 2, 1953 in Gowanda, passed away on March 19, 2008.

She is survived by her children: Robert "Roddy" (Jim Mitchell) Gabel of Silver Springs, MD, Ann Marie (Neil) Bove of Warsaw, Garrett Gabel of Iowa, Susan (Don Benz) Hill of Sandusky, Tim (Evelyn) Gabel of Fillmore, Melody (Clarence) Gerhardt Jr. of Marilla, Jon (Beth) Gabel of Lafayette, CO, Theri (John) Voss of Zumbrota, MN, Ruth (Marvin) Patrick of Orlando, FL and Yvonne Gabel of Chaffee; her brother, Dewey (Pat) Dankert of Cattaraugus; her beloved friend, Ruth Brown of Machias; also survived by 23 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Diane Hamblin; her siblings: Josephine (Orm) Salisbury, Carolyn (Paul) Stuart and infant Merton Dankert.

There will be no prior visitation. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family with final interment at Sardinia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14227 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 6215 Sheridan Dr. #100, Buffalo, NY 14221.