Gabriel Workman Stevenson
2011 ~ 2016

Our sweet little angel, Gabriel Workman Stevenson, passed away on August 27, 2016 after a five-year struggle with multiple health issues related to his premature birth on March 4, 2011. Gabe is the son of Jared and Nanette (Workman) Stevenson from Cedar Hills, UT. Gabe was predeceased by his brother Michael.

Although Gabe could not speak to us, his face was very expressive, giving us clear indications when he was happy with the brightest smile you could imagine. In the best of times he would laugh out loud, almost uncontrollably, especially at certain sounds, such as high-pitched and squeaky noises. Gabe also loved to listen to music, mostly classical and spiritual music, but also some 80s rock with his dad when mom wasn't home. He loved and recognized the voices and touch of his loved ones while they held and rocked him.

In addition to the devoted care his mother and father gave, Gabe was also loved deeply by his siblings, Nathaniel, Daniel, Eliza, Isabella, Samuel, and his twin brother Ezekiel. These family members loved and cared for Gabe in a tender and touching way. They held and comforted Gabe when he was sad.

Gabe's grandparents, cousins, uncles, aunts, and countless friends and neighbors came to love Gabe through tirelessly serving him. These loved ones have been in Gabe's home caring for him, singing to him, taking him on walks, and holding him gently to help soothe his pain.

Gabriel attended Dan Peterson School and would have begun Kindergarten on Monday. He was cared for by wonderful teachers, therapists, doctors, and nurses throughout his life that improved his qualify of life.

A celebration of Gabe's life will be held Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Cedar Hills West Stake Center, 4580 West Cedar Hills Drive, Cedar Hills, Utah. Family and friends may call Thursday evening, September 1, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah, and also Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to services at the Stake Center.

Nathan reminded the family at Gabe's passing that Helen Keller once said, "Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know because in that other room I shall be able to see." Gabe has entered his Heavenly Room, and he will now be able to see, speak, walk, and run around with his brother as our two guardian angels, Michael and Gabriel.

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