Clarence J. Gabriel, 94
Clarence Gabriel, of Antigo, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at home. He was 94 years old. He was born on October 12, 1924, in Brazeau, Wisconsin a son of Joseph and Anna (Soukup) Gabriel. He married Magdeline Dallman on April 22, 1950, at St Peter Lutheran Church in Polar. She preceded him in death on March 14, 2007.
He served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1947 having been stationed in Korea.
Following military service he worked at Antigo Milk Products in Antigo from 1952 to 1984. He then drove school bus from 1984 to 2006 driving students to Crestwood school and many high school sporting events.
Survivors include three sons, Jerry Gabriel, Antigo, Dan Gabriel, Merrill, Dave (Brigid) Gabriel, O’Fallon, MO; four grandchildren Billy Gabriel, Curtis Gabriel, Amber Koenen and Randy Crowley; three great-grandchildren Michaela Koenen, Ricky Koenen and Ethan Follett; three brothers, Joseph (Jolene) Gabriel, Marlin “Jim” (LuAnne) Gabriel, Alvin Gabriel; a sister, Delores Rouse.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Allen Gabriel; two sisters, Evelyn Johnz, and Marian Osinski; his wife’s brothers and sister Raymond and Julius Dallmann, and Marcella Szitta.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church with Rev. David Karolus officiating. Burial will take place in St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery in Polar where Antigo Veterans will conduct military honors.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Bradley Funeral Home and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at church.