Gabina Perez, 63, passed away on July 5, 2016 in St. George, UT. Gabina was born on February 22, 1953 in Uruapan, Mexico to Jeronimo Montiel and Rosa Reyes. She married Miguel Perez in Mexico City, Mexico in February 1970.
Gabina started her long fight in 2001 in Elko, NV, where she was quickly life flighted out to Salt Lake City, UT for additional testing. After eight years, doctors finally discovered a brain tumor, and within the next five years, three more tumors were found. Gabina ended her fight in St. George, UT. Gabina was an amazing person that made friends with everyone she met. She loved to laugh and always entertained those around her. She was an amazing cook. She wasn’t perfect, but God gave her a golden heart. Her ability to lift other spirits will be greatly missed.
Funeral Services will be held for Gabina at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Elko, NV on Saturday July 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with the Graveside services following at the Elko City Cemetery. Visitation Services will be at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Elko, NV on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in their “Guest Book” at www.virginvalleymortuary.com.