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Mass of Resurrection for Mina Rose Gobel, 98, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gobel died 5:12 a.m., Friday, May 9, 2014 at West Vue Nursing Center. She was born March 3, 1916 at Merril, Iowa to Cyus Montagne and Melvina Rose Gaines Montagne. On August 16, 1946, she was married at Camp Stoneman, California to Chief Warrant Officer Leo John Gobel who preceded her in death on December 9, 1987. During the couple’s many military assignments, they raised seven children, five girls and two boys and retired to West Plains, Missouri in 1967 from where their children graduated from high school. She was active in St. Mary’s Women’s Sodality and was a march of Dimes volunteer. Mrs. Gobel was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, West Plains.

She is survived her children, Ginger Burns, husband, Jim, Raymond Gobel, wife, Margaret, Connie Bales, husband, Larry, Marilyn AlAmody, husband, Saeed, Joyce Loos, husband, Kenny and Jeanette Carter, husband, Ken; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Her parents, husband, son, Joe Gobel, granddaughter, Stephanie Young, great-grandson, Azuil AlAmody, and three brothers, precede her in death.

There will be a Prayer Service beginning at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, May 11th, followed by a visitation until 8:00 p.m., at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, White Church, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or West Vue Nursing Center and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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