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Devin Abbott, 23

Devin Abbott of Apple Valley died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was 23.

Services will be at a later date.

Devin Gregory Abbott was born Jan. 12, 1988, in Minneapolis. He was a 2006 Special Education Graduate of Eastview High School of Apple Valley, and from 2006-2009 received Pathways training. Devin was an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins. He lived the past 10 years at REM Pony Group Home in Apple Valley and his family sincerely thanks all of the young adults and staff that made this home for Devin and who cared so lovingly for him. Devin's organs were donated through LifeSource.

Devin was preceded in death by his grandparents Melba and Monroe Abbott; and his uncle Bill Abbott.

He is survived by his mother Patty Abbott; sister Ashley Abbott, both of St. Paul; aunts and uncles Sandy Abbott of Clinton, Mavis (and Larry) Miller of Sauk Rapids, Bob (and Bev) Abbott of Mound, Gary Abbott (and Irene Pfleuger) of Kimball; close family friend Joy Lauterbach of Shoreview; father Greg Carufel of St. Paul; and many cousins.

Arrangements are by Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball.