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(September 18, 1999 – April 29, 2015)

Gabriel Wayne Kushmaul, 15, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Midland, MI. He was born September 18, 1999 in Midland, MI. Gabriel attended Midland County Day Treatment Center. In his spare time he trained rescue dogs. He loved Muay Thai, playing guitar, drawing, music, computers, playing video games with his brothers and riding dirt bikes with his dad. Gabe was a guy with a million jokes and a mile long smile that could light up a room. He was more than just a smile and a laugh, he was a heart, a huge heart and a gentle soul.Gabriel is survived by his father, Wayne A. (Vickie) Kushmaul, sister, Emily Kushmaul, brothers, Josh and Andrew Baker, his mother, Nikki Jo Sanchez, sister Alesha Allen, brothers, Tyler Kushmaul, Aaron Allen, Antonio Allen, and Robert Rodriguez. He is also survived by grandparents, Dan (Lew Anne) Fath, Aunt April (Michael) Roth, Uncle Joseph (Sara) Fath and Aunt Amy Stahl, Grandmother Amy Sanchez and many cousins and friends.Gabriel was predeceased by his grandfather?ÇÖs Wayne Albert Kushmaul and Antonio DeLaLuz Sanchez.A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Emmanuel Baptist Church at 12 Noon with Pastor Sam Hamilton officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church from 11 AM until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in his name.