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Kali Eyvonne Gorzell
Kali Eyvonne Gorzell, 16, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012, in Aransas Pass, Texas. She was taken from her family and friends much too early in a tragic boating accident while doing what she loved best -- spending time with her friends. She was born June 6, 1996, in San Antonio to James and Donna Gorzell.
She was an honor student at Smithson Valley High School, where she excelled at volleyball. She was an excellent student who enjoyed learning new things. She enjoyed attending youth groups at Community Bible Church. Kali lived, laughed, and loved with a never-ending smile. Her love of life touched and affected many lives. She will be dearly missed, said her family.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Edmund and Margaret Gorzell; maternal grandparents Jean and Jerry Holdman; aunt Eyvonne Smith; aunt Joan Gorzell Mika; uncle Norman Moczygemba; and cousin Ashley Dobie.
Kali is survived by her father, James Gorzell; her mother, Donna Gorzell; brother Kirby Gorzell; boyfriend Colton Renkin; uncles Dane Kirby and wife Rosemary, Dale Kirby and wife Stephanie, Tommy Smith, Fabian Gorzell and wife Earlene, Robert Gorzell and wife Mary, and Ed Gorzell Jr. and wife Dina; aunts Kelly Kirby Brown and husband Austin, Louise Gorzell Moczygemba, and Patricia Gorzell Donsbach and husband Ray; numerous cousins; and countless friends.
The family received friends from 4-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, followed by a rosary at 6:30 p.m. in St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in San Antonio.
Visitation began at 10 a.m. Thursday followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. in the Community Bible Church in San Antonio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Smithson Valley High School, attn: Larry Hill, 14001 Highway 46 West, Spring Branch, TX 78070.
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August 1, 2012 10:12am
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