Ethan Keller Gahlbeck

Ethan Keller Gahlbeck, age 10, cherished son of Alan Keller and Julie Lynn, nee Stumpf; beloved brother of Nolan; loving grandson on Donald and Kathy Stumpf and Ala and the late Donald Gahlbeck; dearest nephew of Donny Stumpf and Lorinda Gahlbeck. Visitation Friday, September 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Friends and family will meet for a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:30 a.m. at Visitation Catholic Church, 779 South York Road (at Madison), Elmhurst. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Noah’s Hope, PO Box 54, Downers Grove, IL 60515. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or

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10 comments on “Ethan Keller Gahlbeck
  1. Lisa Rene says:

    Alan, Julie, Nolan and family…please know so many people are thinking of you and praying for your family at this very sad time. There truly are no words. Ethan will always be with us in our hearts and is now singing and dancing with the angels. We love you.

  2. Yujin Suura says:

    My deepest sympathy and condolence on the passing of Ethan for you, Al, and your family and friends. God bless Ethan and the Gahlbeck family. Peace be with you all.

  3. Charlie and Rose says:

    Al,Julie and Nolan
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you three. Just remember a friend is always a arms reach away and waiting and wanting to help out. Thinking of you entire family.

  4. Mari Scott says:

    Dearest Julie and Nolan and family,
    We send our condolences and prayers to you all. We are so sorry to hear the news.

    Love the Scott’s
    Chloe, Mari and Jack

  5. Kay Pankau says:

    Thinking of you and the way you so totally loved and supported Ethan. God bless. Kay Pankau

  6. gale says:

    A journey unasked for and unplanned but embraced with love and deep commitment.
    My heart goes out to you Julie, Allen and Nolan.

  7. Doreen Comings says:

    Dear Julie,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family during this difficult time. Ethan will forever hold a special place in my heart. I will never forget his delight when I would show him my Blackhawks bobble-heads back in the day at Madison. Such special memories.
    Doreen Comings

  8. Dave & Krystal says:

    Al, Julie, Nolan and family,

    It is with sadness that we offer our sincere condolences. Take care and please know that all of you are in our thoughts.

    Dave & Krystal Ranney

  9. liz Martin says:

    So very sorry, I was one of Ethan driver for school. When I heard of his passing I was deeply saddened. With my sympathy to you and your family. Liz Martin

  10. Sherry Lutgen says:

    Dear Julie,
    During this difficult time is hard to find comforting words to express. Please know that I am keeping your family in my prayers and thoughts. Ethan was truly a very special young man, who now is in the comforting arms of the Lord. May the Lord’s comforting peace be with you, Alan, Nolan and family.

    ~Sherry Lutgen

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