Gabriele Richey, 53, of Falls City, passed away Dec. 31, 2013 at Omaha. She was born March 8, 1960 at Schweinfurt, Germany to the late Richard and Johanna (Hofbauer) Eschner.
On April 8, 1989 she married Richard Richey at Nebraska City.
Gabriele was raised in Germany and graduated high school at Gochsheim Germany. Following graduation she immigrated to America. She worked and helped the elderly in nursing homes and doing in-home health care as a certified nursing assistant and a certified medical aide. When married the couple established their home in Falls City.
She was a member of Church of Christ, Sabetha, KS, African Violet Club of Omaha.
Gabriele is survived by her husband, Richard, of Falls City; daughter, Daniela Richey of Council Bluffs, IA; step-sons, Jeremy Richey of Falls City, Timmy (Elecia) Richey, of Humboldt; sisters, Christiane Bays, of Sabetha, KS, Daniela Schubert and Edith Scharrer, both of Germany; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Heidi George, and a grandchild.
Her funeral was held Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home with Don Fischer officiating. Interment in Steele Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.