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Wallace J. Gaber

October 7, 1934 ~ November 13, 2018 (age 84)
 
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Lt. Col. Wallace J. Gaber, USAF (Ret.) known to friends as "Wally," passed away on November 13th, 2018 at the age of 84. A native of Rhinelander, WI, Wally attended the University of St. Thomas – Minneapolis, MN. In 1958, he began his military career in the United States Air Force where he met his bride, Rose and they wed in June, 1960. After retiring from the Air Force, he began his real estate career in Colorado Springs in 1980. He was a devoted servant to the Catholic community at Peterson Air Force base chapel for many years. His stewardship included teaching the CCD program, Eucharistic Minister, and Knights of Columbus. Wally was an avid golfer, bowler, and hunter. He was a devoted husband and loving father who will be missed by his family. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rose; adult children, Theresa, Chip, Steve, Ann Marie, Katie, and Christy; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings, Gene, Dale, Roger, Ron, and Sister Delia. 

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 Service Information

Rosary
Wednesday
November 21, 2018

9:30 AM
Peterson AFB Chapel
455 Vincent St, Bldg 1410
Colorado Springs, CO 80914

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
November 21, 2018

10:00 AM
Peterson AFB Chapel
455 Vincent St, Bldg 1410
Colorado Springs, CO 80914

Reception
Wednesday
November 21, 2018

11:30 AM
Peterson AFB Officer's Club
260 Glasgow Avenue #1013
Colorado Springs, CO 80914

Informal Gathering
Wednesday
November 21, 2018

6:00 PM
Tap Traders
3104 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80907


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