Marcel “Gabby” Gaboury died peacefully on January 21st, 2015 after a 15+ year bout with Parkinson’s disease. Born December 28th, 1928 in Little Falls, Marcel grew up on a farm until moving to Duluth as a youth. He joined the Marine’s at 17 and married the love of his life, Suzi Belden on January 23th, 1950. After working at the steel plant in Duluth for a few years, Marcel had a 30 year career driving truck for Lakeside Transfer. He retired in 1984 and lived in a number of central Minnesota towns until 4 years ago when he and Suzi moved to New Prague, MN. Marcel was preceded in death by his parents Adam and Hazel, brother Gerald, sister Eileen Kunkel. In addition to Suzi, Marcel is survived by his brother Larry (Celia), children Mikki, Mike (Paula), Joe (Susan), and Jamie (Suzanne); 10 grandchildren – Terry Brink (Jane), Annie Brink Sterett, Bradley (Tracy), Alyson Long (Mark), Mickey Ormsby, Lydia Hunt (Ryan), Joe, Titus, Avery and Gunnar; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial will be held 11am, 1/29 at St. John the Baptist church in Jordan, MN. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.