Let the memory of Gabriel be with us forever
  • 33 years old
  • Born on February 25, 1977 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States.
  • Passed away on May 26, 2010 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States.

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Gabriel Apodaca, 33, born on February 25, 1977 and passed away on May 26, 2010. We will remember him forever.

Gabriel Apodaca




Gabriel "Chinky" Apodaca, 33, of Cheyenne died May 26 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 25, 1977.
Gabriel was employed with Air Asbestos for a number of years.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Gabriel loved spending time with his daughter, Asia, and was very family-oriented. He also enjoyed listening to his music.
Gabriel is survived by his mother and stepfather, Diana L. and Adan Rivera, Sr.; his companion, Tanya Coletti; daughter, Asia A. Apodaca; son, Christopher Gill; brother, Adan J. Rivera; sister, Sierra Buelow; all of Cheyenne; grandmother, Linda Pando and Lucy Bargas, both of Cheyenne; aunts, Tina Romo of Riverside, Calif., and Laura Zaragoza of Calimesa, Calif.; uncles, John Pando of Denver, and Mario Apodaca and Reuben Martinez, both of Cheyenne; cousins, Joseph Apodaca, Matthew Compos, Isaac Apodaca, Dominic Apodaca, Rudy Apodaca, Robert Apodaca, Lexie Apodaca, Elizabeth Romo, Amanda Romo, Isaac Zaragoza, Nash Martinez, Szabo Martinez, Esther Martinez, Adrina Apodaca, Jolena Apodaca, Little Joe Apodaca, Gloria Romo, D'Karlo Lira and numerous others.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Vera D. Apodaca; two grandfathers, Julian Pando and Robert G. Apodaca Jr. and an aunt, Debra Apodaca.
Viewing will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel with Reuben Zaragoza officiating.
Honorary casketbearers will be Demi Coletti, Matthew Compos, Daniel Sena, Adan J. Rivera, Dieter Coletti, Mario Apodaca, Joseph Apodaca, Tanya Coletti, Adan Rivera Sr., Marco Magana, Dominic Apodaca, Jimmy Martinez and Isaac Apodaca.
Cremation will take place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens.
Friends may contribute to the National Kidney Foundation.

Online Condolences

Posted by Linda Guerrero on 10th May 2015
Hope you are with you mom I know she was lost without you Gabe, watch over you little brother Noonie. I sure think of you and your mom often love you!
Posted by Ben Pacheco on 25th February 2013
happy birthday. i miss you an i want you to know that ill always watch over chris an asia for you.
Posted by Linda Guerrero on 25th February 2013
You are never forgotten my lil friend not today on your birthday not ever ..Your mom, family and many friends are thinking of you and missing you so much...I kno you are in heaven watching over us and praying for us ..soon we will all be together happy and no longer in pain for whatever our sufferings are in our lives..You are sadly missed and loved by so many..RIP Gabe (Chinky)!
Posted by Linda Guerrero on 2nd August 2012
I remember you when you was just a baby so cute with your porcelin skin and dark hair, you grew up to be a very handsome young man and Its so sad you had to leave us but God needed you home so Rest in Peace and I know you are missed by me and everyone who knew and loved you Gabe...

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