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Gabriel Theodore Gabe Shatava

September 10, 1972 — June 17, 2019

Gabriel “Gabe” Theodore Shatava was born September 10, 1972, the son of Harry Theodore and Janette Lynn (Giles) Shatava in Creston. Gabe entered eternal rest Monday, June 17, 2019, at the age of forty-six years.
Gabe attended school in Bedford and graduated from Bedford High School with the Class of 1991. Gabe worked various construction jobs throughout his life. He married Stephanie Townsend in 1995 in Clarinda, the two later divorced. On September 9, 2017 he was united in marriage to Melissa Thompson in Corning.
He enjoyed camping and liked to bar-b-que. Gabe had a good sense of humor and a big heart and would do anything for anyone. He was a loving father and stepped up to care for Melissa’s children and took them in as his own.
Left to cherish Gabe’s memory is his wife, Melissa of Corning; children: Gage Shatava of Glenwood, Samantha Shatava of Lincoln, Nebraska and Gaven Shatava of Corning; step-children: James Cox of Osceola, Aaron Michael Cox of Creston and Brittney Cox of Smithland; mother, Jan Archer of Corning; sister, Tara (Teddy) Ross of Des Moines; brothers: Josh (Collette) Shatava and Caleb (Ryanne) Shatava both of Clarinda; grandmother, Joan Thompson of Greenfield; mother and father-in-law, Alicia and Wayne Feldhacker of Creston; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Preceding Gabe in death were his father, Harry; step-father, Glenn Archer; grandfathers: Don Thompson and Lester Giles; and grandmother, Elizabeth Giles.

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