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Louise Johanna Gabler
(06-20-1923 - 10-31-2020)

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 Louise Johanna Gabler (nee Radtke), went home to be with the Lord on October 31, 2020, just past 6:00am, with the sun rising and a full moon still in the sky showing God’s wonders. She was born on June 20, 1923 daughter of the late Herman and Eva (Goldenstien) Radtke.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Joseph W. Gabler in 2003. They were owners of Premier Flower Shop along with Anna and the late Leroy Huxtable.
Louise was a charter member of Grace Evangelical Church, where she served as Sunday School teacher, Children’s Church teacher and Fellowship Committee Chairperson, but her greatest love was serving 45 years as commander in the Awana Program, where she led many children to Christ.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband: Joseph, November 1, 2003; her son: Steven Michael, November 8, 2008; and her brother: John Radtke.
Survivors include her children: Larry (Susan) Gabler; and their family: Trevor, Autumn and Jasmine, with Angelina, Ariyana, Jaylen and Carolyn; Janet Oyer, and her family: Dwayne (Amy), Amanda (Ron), with Amber, (Cord), Brie, Ashleigh (Mehgan), Dylan, Blayne, Hannah, Justice, Chase (Madison), Devin, and Sydney; Ruth (Kurt) Stuart, and their family: Rachel (Chad), Sarah, and Rebecca, with Jacob, Savannah, Nathaniel, Vincent and Dawson; daughter in law: and Kathy(the late Steve) Gabler and family: Tammy, Shane and Lauren, with Bailey, Breanna, Isaac, Karter and Harmony Jo. The above listed are Louise’s legacy here on Earth, these children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Louise is also survived by her siblings: Eva Smith, Anna Huxtable and Nancy (Jim) Danielek; her sister in law: Nancy (Louis) Prescher, along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 9:00am-11:00am at Grace Evangelical Church, 1800 Bowes Rd., Elgin, with a service starting at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Plato Center Cemetery, Plato Center, IL. Laird Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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