Gabriel "Michael" M. Laibinis

April 29, 1981 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 40)


Gabriel “Michael” Laibinis, 40, of Highlands Ranch, CO, formerly of Newnan, GA, died late Tuesday morning, July 27, 2021 in Highlands Ranch, CO.

Born April 29, 1981 in Oklahoma City to Gabriel and Sandra Laibinis.  He is survived by his father and stepmother, Gabriel and Victoria Laibinis of Highlands Ranch, CO, and his grandfather, Kurt Paternoga of Edwards, IL.  Michael was preceded in death by his mother Sandra Laibinis, grandparents, Gabriel and Rita Laibinis, and grandmother, Shirley Paternoga.

Michael was an active member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch.  He also attended Sky Cliff Center in Castle Rock, where he had numerous friends, enjoyed games and outings, and his new task of feeding and grooming horses.  He loved 80’s music, Nascar and football. He never met a stranger. 

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Roanoke Township Cemetery. Father Ryan Mattingly will officiate. Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Graveside Service
August 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Roanoke Township Cemetery
East Lincoln Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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