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(Feb. 10, 1983 – Nov. 27,. 2014)

Gabe Alberda, age 31, died peacefully in his sleep in his home on November 27, 2014.He was born on February 10, 1983 in Midland to Daniel Gareth Alberda and Laura Jane (Cavanaugh) Murphy.Gabe graduated from Midland High School in 2001 and then studied Criminal Justice at Wayne State University and the University of Nevada ?Çô Las Vegas. He Loved Baseball, especially the Atlanta Braves. He enjoyed Rap Music, Electronics, Good Movies, Good Food, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and University of Michigan Football. Gabe is survived by his mother Laura Jane Murphy, his father Daniel Gareth Alberda, his sister Anathea (Nicholas) Swanson, his Grandparents Maurice, Elizabeth and Patricia Alberda; many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.Gabe is predeceased by his grandparents Tom and Ellen Cavanaugh and his aunt Sharon Cavanaugh. A Funeral Service will be held at Memorial Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 11:00 am with Wallace H. Mayton III. Viewing will be available for all friends at the church on Tuesday starting 9:30am until time of service.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Midland High School in his MemoryOnline condolences can be given at smithminer.com