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Gabriel Demmitt

Gabriel “Gabe” Demmitt, 26, Goessel, died Nov. 23, 2008, as a result of a pickup/train accident in rural Cedar Point.

Born Feb. 26, 1982, in Newton, he was the son of Duane G. and Carol Sue (Holtsclaw) Demmitt. He worked at AGCO Corp. of Hesston.

He was preceded in death by his father, Duane Demmitt, May 13, 1992; his grandfather, Jack Taylor; and an aunt, Heidi Holtsclaw-Ebersole.

Survivors include his mother, Carol Sue Grosse of Hillsboro; a sister, Chelsea Demmitt of Hillsboro; a brother, Aaron Grosse of Lawrence; stepfather, Harvey Grosse of Peabody; grandparents, Bennie and Marie Holtsclaw of Cedar Point, Jim and Martha Demmitt of Arkansas, Rita Taylor of Topeka, and Rose Grosse of Peabody; and a niece.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cedar Point Grade School, Cedar Point.

Burial will follow in Cedar Point Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established with the Heidi Holtsclaw-Ebersole Scholarship Fund and may be sent in care of Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, 201 Cherry, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

Last modified Nov. 26, 2008