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Anneliese Gabel

June 7, 1928 ~ November 1, 2019 (age 91)


Rio Rancho resident, Anneliese Gabel passed away peacefully on November 1st, 2019.  At her request, no service will be held.  She asks that you remember her fondly.

Anneliese was born on June 7, 1928 in Berlin, Germany to Karl and Lucy Manigk.  She wed her sweetheart Harry Gabel in 1948 and they remained married until his passing in 2002.

They had one son, Norbert, who was born in 1950 in Berlin.  As a family, they moved to Canada in 1957, Milwaukee, WI in 1960 and lastly Rio Rancho, NM in 1974.  Anneliese worked first as a seamstress and then at Kohl’s grocery stores.  She eventually retired from Spartan Industries in Rio Rancho, NM.  Anneliese enjoyed cooking German delicacies, traveling the U.S. and spending time with her family. 

She was preceded in death by her brother Dieter Manigk.

She is survived by her sister Veronica (Pippi) Bohnekampe; son Norbert and his wife Susan; daughter-in-law Marlane and her husband Roger; grandson Danny, his wife Kelly, and their daughter Mallory; granddaughter Stephanie, her husband Jeremy, and their son Ethan; and grandson Brian, his wife Beatriz, and their daughters Jessika and Briela.

Special thanks to Karen, hospice nurse, Terry, hospice volunteer, and Jean, hospice caregiver, all from Presbyterian.  Thanks also to Bernadette and Kaitlynn and their wonderful staff at Beehive Assisted Living Home in Bernalillo for their care and comfort of Anneliese.  They are living proof that angels do exist.

Arrangements are with Daniel Family Funeral Services~Sara Chapel, in Rio Rancho.

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