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Gabriel Christian Bauserman

Oct 24, 2014

Gabriel Christian Bauserman, 15, of Shenandoah Junction, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Berkeley Medical Center, in Martinsburg.

He was born Oct. 15, 1999, and was the son of Mara Bauserman and stepson of Kirk Waldeck, of Shepherdstown.

He was a member of Covenant Baptist Church, where he was active in the youth group.

Gabriel was a freshman at Jefferson High School and was in the Air Force ROTC.

He loved kayaking, caving, hiking, biking and anything that took him outdoors or by the water.

He is survived by his loving mother, Mara Bauserman, at home; stepfather, Kirk Waldeck, of Shepherdstown; three sisters, Kelcie Waldeck and Kara Waldeck, both of Charles Town and Chloe Waldeck, of Shenandoah Junction; one brother, Kip Waldeck, of Shenandoah Junction; his beloved tractor; grandparents, Nieltje Gedney, of Shepherdstown, and Richard Bauserman, of Rochester, New York; and numerous extended family and friends.

Services were held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Covenant Baptist Church, Shepherdstown, with Pastor Terry Crawford officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to www.gofundme.com/fxq2q 4.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com

“I Am Not There”

Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep.

I am in a thousand winds that blow, I am the softly falling snow.

I am the gentle showers of rain, I am the fields of ripening grain.

I am in the morning hush, I am in the graceful rush of birds in circling flight.

I am the star shine of the night. I am in the flowers that bloom,

I am in a quiet room, I am the birds that sing, I am in each lovely thing.

Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there. I did not die.

Mary Frye