Gabriel Anthony “Gabe” Serrano, age 55, passed away at his home in Whitefish on August 16, 2023. Gabe was born November 29, 1967 in Los Angeles California to Pamala Andrade and Ernesto Serrano.
Gabe was raised in Lompoc, CA where he attended school K-11 and graduated his final year in Arroyo Grande, CA.
While living in Lompoc he worked in various restaurants and met the love of his life Melissa (Lloyd). Unifying life by marriage on September 11, 1998. Relocating their new family to Kalispell, Montana. Gabe continued his career in the kitchen until 2010 where he retired from Jagz.
He was well known as a dedicated family man and youth sports coach. He committed 12 years of coaching Babe Ruth baseball in Kalispell. Making so many lasting memories and friendships with his love, positivity, passion, and encouragement to the kids and families he met along the way! Equally keeping him going! Gabe also enjoyed music, fishing, watching all sports, good food, and most of all his five grandkids who he loved more than life.
Gabe was proceeded in death by mother Pamela Andrade, maternal grandmother Socorro Maldonado, younger sister Adrienne Johnson, father Ernesto Serrano, paternal grandmother Conceptíon Serrano, and paternal grandfather Josè Serrano.
He was survived by wife Melissa Serrano, his mother Josephine Serrano and kids Joseph Rodriguez (Saige), Julian Rodriguez (Heaven), Carlos Olivas, Desarae Serrano, Alexandria Lloyd (Cater), Gabriel Serrano Jr. (Kyle), Analeigah Serrano, and Jaycob Serrano (Shaylee).
Grandkids Rhythm Putnam, Addeline Krantz, Josie Rodriguez, Riley Krantz, and Sterling Putnam.
God father to Karol White.
His Siblings Magdalena (Donald), Jesus (Shaila), BennyRay (Katya), John Mejia, Inocencia Andrade, Francisco Andrade, and Carmen Andrade (Matt).
Including multiple aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
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