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Abel Gamez

October 25, 1969 — October 12, 2017

Hull, IA: Abel Gamez, 47, of Hull, Iowa died suddenly of an apparent heart attack on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Hegg Memorial Health Center of Rock Valley, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 14, at 1:30 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley with Father Douglas Klein officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral from 1:00-1:30 PM at the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at

Abel Gamez, son of Catarino and Aida (Mayorga) Gamez, was born October 25, 1969 in McAllen, Texas. Abel grew up in McAllen and attended grade school and high school there. He met Olga Flores and together they started a family. In 1997 the family moved to Hull, Iowa where Abel and Olga raised their three daughters. Abel worked as a machinist at the Kooima Company in Rock Valley. He enjoyed barbequing, soccer, wrestling, and football. He especially liked cheering for the Dallas Cowboys. His greatest love though was time spent with his family.

Abel is survived by his companion Olga Flores; three daughters, Stephanie Flores and her five children, Blagemir, Mario, Jenicka, Neymar, and Catarino; Aida Gamez and her two children, Aida-Consuelo, and Abel; and Diana Gamez, all of Hull; one brother, Catarino Gamez, Jr.; one sister-in-law, Yesenia (Alberto) Garcia; and his nieces and nephews, Joel (Christian) Sanchez, Axel, Alberto Jr., Kendra, and Karely.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Catarino and Aida; and his mother-in-law, Consuelo Diaz.

Hull, IA: Abel Gamez, de 47 años, de Hull, Iowa, murió repentinamente de un aparente ataque cardíaco el jueves 12 de octubre de 2017 en el Hegg Memorial Health Center de Rock Valley, Iowa. Los servicios funerarios se llevarán a cabo el sábado 14 de octubre a la 1:30 p.m. en Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley con el nombramiento del padre Douglas Klein. La visita se realizará antes del funeral de 1: 00-1: 30 PM en la funeraria. Se pueden dejar condolencias para la familia en

Abel Gamez, hijo de Catarino y Aida (Mayorga) Gamez, nació el 25 de octubre de 1969 en McAllen, Texas. Abel creció en McAllen y asistió a la escuela primaria y secundaria allí. Conoció a Olga Flores y juntos crearon una familia. En 1997, la familia se mudó a Hull, Iowa, donde Abel y Olga criaron a sus tres hijas. Abel trabajó como maquinista en la Kooima Company en Rock Valley. Disfrutó de la barbacoa, el fútbol, ​​la lucha libre y el fútbol. Le gustaba especialmente alentar a los Dallas Cowboys. Sin embargo, su mayor amor fue el tiempo que pasó con su familia.

A Abel le sobreviven su compañera Olga Flores; tres hijas, Stephanie Flores y sus cinco hijos, Blagemir, Mario, Jenicka, Neymar y Catarino; Aida Gamez y sus dos hijos, Aida-Consuelo, y Abel; y Diana Gamez, todo de Hull; un hermano, Catarino Gamez, Jr.; una cuñada, Yesenia (Alberto) García; y sus sobrinas y sobrinos, Joel (Cristiano) Sánchez, Axel, Alberto Jr., Kendra y Karely.

Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres, Catarino y Aida; y su suegra, Consuelo Díaz.

Funeral Service

1:30 PM ,Saturday, October 14, 2017
Porter Funeral Home ~ Rock Valley
1704 15th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247


1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ,Saturday, October 14, 2017
Porter Funeral Home ~ Rock Valley
1704 15th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247
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