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Mary Gaab

August 2, 1962 — September 20, 2021


Mary C. Gaab, 59 of Wausau, passed away peacefully Monday, September 20th, 2021 at Abbotsford Healthcare Center in Abbottsford, Wisconsin.

Mary was born in Wausau, Wisconsin on August 2nd, 1962 to James and Norma (Brost) Gaab, and lived in Wausau all her life. She attended St. Mary’s grade school and was a 1981 graduate of Newman High School. She earned a college degree in Business from North Central Technical College. Mary worked in retail most of her adult life. She helped her parents and sister establish Nice As New in Wausau, worked at K-Mart, and was proud of the 16 + years that she was a loyal employee of the Wausau Walmart. Mary loved animals, but especially her cats Shadow & Neenzy who were her constant companions for 17 years. She was an avid Packer fan, enjoyed old shows on Me TV, and visiting a casino now and then with her family.

Mary never married, but lived a full life traveling with family & relatives, and taking care of her family and home both of which she loved dearly.

She is survived by her brother Daniel (Lori) Gaab of Galena, IL, neices & nephews; Michael Hoffman, Michael Fuller, Daniel (Mylinda) Fuller, Nick (Marissa) Gaab, Tiffany (Eric) Goldsmith, Bradley & Kendra Gaab.

Mary was proceeded in death by an infant son, her parents, her sister Kathy Gaab Hoffman, her brother Joseph Gaab, and her sister in law Nellie Gaab.

Per Mary’s wishes, there will be no visitation and her cremated remains will be placed in the Cremation Garden of Rest, Pine Grove Cemetary alongside her loved ones.

Dan, Lori & family would like to express sincere appreciation to the Abbotsford Health Care Center staff for the compassionate care they gave Mary during her stay with them.

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