Born Gaye Anne Kazala on Sept. 27, 1954 to Margret Grimm and Gilbert Kazala in Mount Vernon, Wash. Gabby fell asleep in death at Harborview Medical Center on Sept. 30, 2019.
She graduated from Mountlake Terrace High School in 1972.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Margret “Sis” Brewer; her brother, Robert “Mac” Brewer; and son, Micah W. Bowdean Lehman.
She is survived by her father, Robert E.R. Brewer; her brother, Guy D. Kazala; nephew, Cody Kazala; sister, Barb J. Pearson; and her nieces, Melissa I. Potts and Caitlyn J. Pearson.
I became an “Island Girl” when I met, fell in love with and married Terry, that guy with the cabin in the woods at Honeymoon Lake in 1981.
She is survived by her husband, Terry E. Lehman; son, Eric M. Lehman; daughter-in-law, Heather R. Lehman; grandchildren, Lalaina “Lanie” Serres, Emera Lu Lehman and Hugo Terrance Lehman.
Gabriel’s greatest everyday joy was “To Make Your Heart Smile”.
Her memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2061 Millman Road, Langley.
A memorial gathering will follow in Langley, 2-6 p.m. at Holmes Harbor Rod and Gun Club, 3334 Brooks Hill Road.
Arrangements have been made with the assistance of Whidbey Memorial Funeral Home.