Obituary: Genevieve Frances “Jennie” Gaber

Genevieve Frances “Jennie” Gaber, 97, Noblesville, died March 2 at Riverview Health. She was born June 28, 1919, to Valentine and Catherine (Kotosky) Krofcheck in Uniontown, Penn.

Jennie graduated from Penn State University in 1940 as Magna Cum Laude and was a member of Penn State Alumni Association. She married Andrew Gaber Aug. 16, 1945, in Uniontown, Penn. For more than 20 years, Jennie was a math teacher at Canton Junior High School in Canton, Ill. She attended Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church after moving to Noblesville.

Jennie is survived by her sons, Mark (Lori) Gaber, Karl (Rose) Gaber and Eric (Debbie) Gaber, brother Edwin (Kathryn) Krofcheck, grandchildren Shannon Kizlyk, Courtney (Adam) Klingerman, Tim (Carissa) Gaber, and Lisa (Travis) Comer, step-grandchildren Donna Dalrymple, Connie Dalrymple, Sherry Emmons and Pam Allsup, great-grandchildren Morgan Gaber, Landon Kizlyk, Tyler Comer and Sophia Comer, along with other step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Gaber in 2006, and brother Lawrence Krofcheck.
Jennie’s family would like to give special thanks to her caregivers, Harold and Vera Peters of Noblesville, to the nursing staff at Paradigm Hospice Care for their great care, and to Riverview Health staff, especially Andrea Cooke.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society for Hamilton County, 1721 Pleasant St., Suite B, Noblesville, IN 46060; or Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.


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