Gabriele “Gabi” Goines, 64, of Berne passed away peacefully Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Golden Meadows in Decatur. She was born August 8, 1957, in Prüm, Germany to Heinz Eugen and Elide Maria (Scherer) Maier.
She was married June 1, 1981, in Waynesville, Missouri to Kenneth E. Goines.
She grew up in Kelsterbach, Germany before coming to America. She moved to Berne in 1997 where she worked as a cook at McDonald’s, Marathon Deli in Geneva and Schwartz Marathon in Berne. She also worked at Agape Respite Care in Berne. She enjoyed reading, cooking and teaching others about Germany. She loved her grandchildren and loved spending time with them.
She is survived by her mother; two sons, Kevin D. Goines of Branson, Missouri; and Robert L. Goines of Berne; brother, Günter Maier of Kelsterbach, Germany; and six grandchildren, Jeremiah, Isaiah and Myaih Goines of Branson, Missouri; Alexis Baumgartner; and Jasmine Goines, both of Berne; and Janessa Ivins of Decatur.
There will be a private celebration of her life in Berne. Details are pending. Contact her power of attorney and health care representative Rebecca Baumgartner, 655 Deborah Lane, Apt. 401, Berne, IN 46711 or call 260-849-3088 if you would like to attend.