Sept. 11, 2011
Gabriele S. Char, 84, of Honolulu, a retired sewing instructor at the YWCA on Richards Street, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Germany. She is survived by husband Daniel T., daughters Sybille E. and Elizabeth M., brother Karl Schmid and sisters Elfie Herlihy, Mimi Schmid, Elisabeth Bayati, Margarethe Raithel and Dagmar Zue. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.