Family and friends will gather Friday in Portage la Prairie to remember Rocelyn Gabriel ten years after her death.
Rocelyn was found in the midst of a blizzard at the Portage Recycling Depot on January 26, 2014, and passed away shortly after in the hospital at the age of 20.
"It's been a decade now today (10 yrs) since the tragedy of our daughter Rocelyn who was taken from us. I still remember that morning of that call, a total shock for me. Her beautiful memories still live in our hearts. She was so beautiful and so loved by many. She was an inspiration to her siblings because she was the first one to graduate and her siblings followed behind her to fulfil her dream. The years may go by but she'll never be forgotten. We love you always, our Roxy baby, you'll always be in our hearts forever," Joyce Gabriel said in a Facebook post about her daughter, Rocelyn Gabrie.
The memorial event will occur at 5 p.m. Friday at 2-732 Poplar Bay.