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Monday, August 20, 2007

Come Celebrate Gabi's Life!

Thank you so much to everyone that has been leaving such heart warming comments to us. Many of you have never had the opportunity to meet Micah, Gabi, or myself and have still found so much love in your hearts for us.

For anyone that would like to come and celebrate Gabi's life with us the service will be held at

Lawrence Heights Christian Church
2321 Peterson Road
Lawrence Ks 66049
http://www.lawrence-heights.org/

If you go to the link there is a little map on there to help you with directions. It is right off of
I-70, very easy to get to. You can also always go to mapquest.com and get driving directions.

The service will start at 10:30 am on Saturday August 25th and there will be a short reception immediately following the celebration of Gabi's life.

All of you have become a part of our family with your thoughts, prayers, and well wishes. Gabi brought so many people together via the internet, I know she would love to bring all of us together in person to celebrate her life and all she has taught us in such a short amount of time.

If you have any question please just let us know.

With all our love,
Jason, Micah, Gracie, and Gabi (Our Angel Above)

P.S. Someone had asked about sending flowers and cards. If that is something you would prefer to do you can send them directly to the church at the address above. We will also be setting up a memorial fund for "Gifts of Gabi's Grace".

26 comments:

Anonymous said...

is there a special address to have flowers and cards sent to?

PEA said...

I've come via Michelle's (Big Blueberry Eyes) blog...my deepest sympathies to all of you. I've just read about Gabi and seeing that sweet little face made my heart melt. I have a baby boy in heaven so maybe Gabi will meet Jesse there:-) xox

Anonymous said...

Micah and Jason-
Words can't say how sorry we are.
My heart hurts so much for you and
I am trying to find some sort of logical reason as to WHY.
We were so blessed to have gotten to
know your special little angel.
Thank you for sharing her with us!!
We will be there Saturday.
If you need anything please let us
know and you all will be in our prays.
All our Love,
Uncle Joe, Aunti Jo, Paula and Ava

LeslieAnn said...

Coming to you from Michelle's blog...my little boy has Down syndrome also.

My ♥ is in pieces for all of you. I went back to the very beginning and read all the way through to today.

God bless you, Jason and Gracie...and especially Gabi. She was a very blessed and lucky little girl to have had you as her family while she was here.

Anonymous said...

Please know that you and Gabi have touched so many lives. She touched the lives of so many it is truly amazing. She was always an angel and will be forever. Thank you Gabi for teaching a stranger so much about life.

e said...

oh my goodness, i am in tears here! All our love and prayers for your peace.

Gabi is SO beautiful...

With your permission, we would be happy to add her to our angels area....

when it's right

eileen & molly kate
from missouri

www.myspace.com/downsyndrome_awareness

amy flege said...

thank you for the info. i wont be able to travel to meet you and be at Gabis service. But please know I will with you in spirit. Even though I only knew her a short while through T21, she has a special place in my heart.....

Tiffani said...

Jason, Micah, & Gracie
Jason its been a long time since we've talked. I am so sorry to hear about little Gabi. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.
Tiffani (Messick), Travis & Haylei Potter
tiffanipotter@msn.com

Anonymous said...

Your whoke family is in my prayers now and always.

love boujie

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry for your loss. Gabi was truly very special and touched many hearts including my own with her sweet smile and amazing spirit. Thank you for sharing your journey and your beautiful, special angel with us. Please know that you are in our prayers.

Barb (T21 online community)

Contact: Carey, lawrencetopekads@aol.com said...

It was so nice to see you guys tonight. I've been wanting to give you a great big hug for days now. I hope you like the salsa Jason! Carey & Ryan

Anonymous said...

Micah and Jason,
I want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am glad I got the chance to talk to you both on Saturday night. In our short conversation, I could see how incredibly loved that little girl was. You are both amazing people. I worked today and was actually going to come check on you, I am sorry I didn't get the chance to meet your beautiful daughter. May God be with you in the time.
Megan Copenhaver

Catch said...

I am so so sorry...I am here from Michelles blog...I have read your whole blog tonight. My heart aches....please accept my deepest sympathies, may God hold all of you in his loving hands and give you peace and comfort.

Anonymous said...

Gabi touched your hearts for a short while but will be with you for eternity!!! God blessed you with Gabi and that is truly beautiful.. Michelle's Mom /Kayla's grandma from Big Blueberry Eyes

Anonymous said...

You don't know me but I've been following Gabi for quite a while now. My heart aches for you and what you must be going through right now. Gabi had the sweetest little face and always made me smile just looking at her picture. Please know that I am praying for your family.

Nancy, eastern IA

Anonymous said...

I wish I could make it but I will be there in spirit. I love you Lil Bit very much and my heart aches for you. God Bless your family and lil Gabi up in heaven
Buglet

Terri Peterson (Brokers Int'l) said...

Oh Jay and Micah, I am so very sorry to hear about Gabi. I have kept up on her through your web-site and my heart just goes out to you. I never got the chance to meet Gabi, but from what I have read, she was a very special little girl. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. Even though I am miles away, I still am thinking of you. God Bless you!
Terri Peterson
Brokers International

Mira said...

I am so so sad that I have to be here at cmh on Saturday. I was so hoping it would be a different day so I could see you both and give you one last hug. I am thinking of you so often and of sweet Gabi. We were all talking about you two yesterday and how much we will miss seeing you both. You were a blessing to have in our unit and you both and Gabi touched many people's lives including my own. PLEASE please stay in touch with us and keep us updated! I'm so sorry I won't be there to say good bye to Gabi.
Hillary

The Rabinowitz Family said...

Micah and Jason, I am so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what you must be going through. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Adina and Yona - T21 site

The Rabinowitz Family said...

Micah and Jason, we are so sorry for your loss. Gabi and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Adina and Yona (T21 site)

tk said...

Jason & Micah-
My heart goes out to you both. Nic had kept me updated some on Gabi. She was a special gift you two shared for too short a time. Cherish your wonderful memories and each other. This will be very rough time but you will get through it, together. You have much support from friends and family.
Love, Mama T (Teresa Krambeer)

Shannon **Gabi's Mom** said...

I so wish I could be there! Unfortunately finances do not allow for me to go. I want you to know that I am thinking about you all, and today my Gabi wore pigtails to school in honor of your Gabi! There is a pic on blog of it if you want to see.

Princess Morgan said...

I have also come via Big Blueberry Eyes blog. May God hold you in your hands during this difficult time. Our children are such precious angels & teach us how to love like we have never loved before. God blees you & your family.

carly said...

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I am very sorry for your loss.

Vicky said...

I am so sorry for your loss of your beautiful Gabi, she is with Jesus now watching out for you all.

There are no words I can say to make this any less heartbreaking. I will remember you in prayers.

vix

Anonymous said...

Micah & Jason,
I visited your sweet Gabi last Friday the 10th when I came to deliver the meal vouchers from the Down Syndrome Guild. She was so precious and I could tell by her room how much she was loved and what wonderful parents and family she had. The nurse was in with her and I was able to speak to Gabi for a few minutes. It was an honor to meet such an angel. She was a precious gift from God and I know you know that. My prayers go out to you and all of your loved ones. I know she will be deeply missed.

All our love!
Jenni Bryan and The Bryan Family