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Gabriel “Gabi” Hannan, of Cambridge, formerly of Mora, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  She was 21 years old.

Private graveside service will be held at Brook Park Cemetery.

Celebration of Gabriel’s Life will be held at a future date.

Gabriel (Koch) Hannan, of Cambridge, formerly of Mora, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She was 21 years old.

Gabriel “Gabi” Mariah Koch was born on the family farm on February 12, 1999. She enjoyed running around the farm taking care of the animals with her siblings. She attended Hinckley elementary School through the third grade. In 2005 she moved to Quamba and began attending the Mora Area Schools in 4th grade. She was in Choir, Volleyball, Robotics, Golf, and FFA. She liked to babysit occasionally and worked at Twister Inc. for a few years during high school. She took several years of piano lessons and would occasionally play for church and summer Bible camp. She also was involved with the local 4-H and loved shooting sports.

During summers she enjoyed playing softball with her church families, volunteering at the county fair, and enjoyed riding in the milk truck when she could.

She graduated from Mora High school in 2017. After high school she attended the U of M Morris campus hoping to become a Veterinarian. She enjoyed being in the horse club and having her horse at campus with her.

Gabi loved the Lord Jesus and served him well. She was active in church, youth group, attended and volunteered at Evergreen Bible Camp for many years where she met Mark, who would become the love of her life. Mark and Gabi started dating in July 2016 and were married at Grindstone Lake Bible Camp on May 25th, 2019. She loved him dearly and would share that with anyone she could. They lived in Cambridge where she worked for Lifetime Steel Roof inc. and Kohl’s. They loved being together, going to softball games, cooking & eating, long boarding, ice skating, playing games, doing puzzles, going camping, listening to music, being weird together, shooting guns, and playing broomball together.

She didn’t care much about what she was doing as long as she got to be with the people she loved and was always helping in whatever way she could. Gabi loved spending time with her family and friends, often bringing board games and cards to play. She never missed an opportunity to talk about what was ahead. She had a special way of making everyone around her feel loved and as always ready with a bit of humor when it was truly needed. She is loved dearly and will always be missed greatly by everyone who knew her.

Gabi is preceded in death by her grandfather Clinton Whited, grandmother Vera Koch, aunt Shirley LaDuke, sisters, Arianna and Charity Koch, and nephew Weston Koch.

She is survived by her husband Mark, mother Marie (John) Angstman; father Russ (Barb) Koch; brothers, Nate (Sarah) Koch, Matt (Jessica) Koch, Jordan (Makayla) Koch, Caleb Koch; sisters, Krysti (Matt) Conway and Megan (Adam) Gable; father and mother-in-law Gary and Pam Hannan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Allison (Terry) Gavin, Lonnie Hannan, Heather (Bryson) Pearson, Joanna (Derrick) Knapp, Matthew (Jacqueline) Hannan, Sara (Zak) Otremba, and Luke Hannan; grandmothers, Gladys Whited and LaVonne Angstman; grandfather Elmer Koch; grandparents-in-law Ivan and Rosemary Black; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

26 thoughts on “GABRIEL “GABI” HANNAN”

  1. To the Family of Gabi: So very sorry for your loss. Gabi was always a fun kid to be around and was a friend to our daughter Laura. She will be missed.

  2. Mercedes Graham
    Thank you for being the best camp counselor. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers

  3. gabi you will be dearly missed. im so glad i met you at evergreen camp. i wouldn’t have wanted a different camp counselor. i love you. thank you for everything.

  4. We love you so much Mark and we will continue to pray for your healing. We loved Gabi a lot and are so saddened for your loss and ours, but at peace in knowing she is with Jesus and to know you are holding to that too. Come up and stay with us anytime!

  5. Sweet Gabi…..you will be sorely missed! Such a bright spot in so many lives! Rest in the arms of Jesus!

  6. So sorry to hear of Gabby’s passing. She and my daughter were good friends in high school and Gabby was always such a sweetheart. She will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Gabi, you were a light in everyone’s life. Your smile spread more happiness to other than you know. You always knew what to say to ease a weary soul. I’ll miss our inside jokes and our conversations at the coffee shop about life and our spiritual journey. You’ll forever be in my heart.
    I know you’re up there dancing with Jesus, so dance away girl.

  8. I was very honored to be a part of your beautiful wedding less then a year ago. Mark and Gabi you were beautiful together! I will miss Gabi. And am praying for healing for Mark and all of Gabi’s family.

  9. Gabi you were always smiling no matter what. I will forever cherish our friendship and all the wisdom you gave me.

  10. Family and Friend of Gabi: I knew Gabi as a member of the Saddle Club at the University. She was full of life, spunky, looking forward to getting married, and a great friend to everyone in the Saddle club. She was full of life and will be sorely Missed! So Sorry for this loss! Our prayers and sympathy to all who knew her.
    UMM Saddle club Advisor, Julie Kill

  11. This is such sad news. I am so sorry for your loss. I loved the time I spent with Gabi teaching her piano lessons. She was so sweet, a hard worker and full of future ambitions.

  12. I’m so glad I got the pleasure of being your friend and being in saddle club with you. This doesn’t feel real and you’re missed so much. We all love you Gabi.

  13. I knew Gabi through Saddle Club at the University. She was such an amazing kind hearted person. I am honored that I got to know her and become a friend. Thoughts and prayers for Mark and his family, and Gabi’s family.

  14. I knew Gabi as a wonderful friend and fellow Saddle Club member. I’ll miss her so much.

  15. Our hearts are so saddened by this! We are praying for you Mark, for the family, for friends. We were blessed to meet Gabi back in January and have to say what a beautiful woman. She was bright, full of love, and kindness. It has been a blessing to read all the wonderful things about Gabi. What a testimony she leaves. We picture her in the arms of her father as He says well done good and faithful servant.

  16. Gabi, words cannot describe how heartbroken I am to know that you’re no longer on the earth. But I am so so glad that I’ll be able to see you again in heaven. Your faith is one that I always looked up to. I am so incredibly thankful and blessed that I had you in my life. I’m so happy that I got to be apart of your wedding. Though you aren’t here to be in mine I know that you’ll be with me. I would gladly call you one of my best friends. I’m positive that you were loved by so many and you loved just as many if not more. You’ll forever be with me. Thank you for being my best friend. I love you dearly.

  17. Gabi was such a wonderful person and a dear friend. My heart goes out to Mark and to her family. She was such a kind woman and someone whom I looked up to. She will be very dearly missed

  18. So sorry for your loss, Mark, and family. We know this was a great shock to everyone, but especially to you. You are in our prayers and know that God is with you during this difficult time, for He will never leave you or forsake you! Rest in His love and comfort, knowing that Gabi is in heaven with her Savior and Lord. Cherish her memories and love for you all!

  19. Mark, I’m so sorry for your loss. Gabi was such a sweet person and you both were perfect together. Gabi is dearly missed. Whenever our paths crossed she was always so full of joy and life, she lit up the room with her smile and love. Gabi, we deeply miss having you in our family.

  20. The family and friends of River of Life Church grieves deeply at the loss of Gabi, but not as those who have no hope. The reunion when Jesus returns or we make Homecoming will be anticipated more to be reunited with Gabi who is already settled in and enjoying her forever life with Jesus.

  21. Marie and all of Gabi’s siblings and husband, So sorry to hear of the loss of Gabi. Although we didn’t know her well, reading through the condolences gives one an idea of how special and lovely she was. We extend our sympathies on this loss. Galen and Lynn Mercer

  22. No words to tell you how shocking this all is…This month you were to celebrate your 1st anniversary brings married, I believe May 25th …I am so sorry Mark..as tragic as this all is I am positive that Gabi is walking with the Lord and making a difference because she has made a difference in mine..she will be truly missed..fly high Gabi and spread those beautiful Angel wings! Sending many prayers to Mark and to all her family and friends because as tragic this all is we were blessed to have known Gabi and for that I will always be grateful .

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