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Archived Nov. 11, 2004
LINCOLN -- Edward Stabbe, 86,
of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at 2:10 a.m. at
Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m.
Saturday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark
Carnahan officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the
Burial will be in Akaska, S.D.
Mr. Stabbe worked four years
for the Civilian Conservation Corps in his early life and then
served four years in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
He farmed for 15 years and operated a restaurant for 11½ years
at Eagle Butte, on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South
Dakota. He also cooked at several restaurants in Mobridge,
S.D. He retired in 1987.
He was born Dec. 20, 1917, at
Hosmer, S.D., to Ferdinand and Regina Riede Stabbe. He married
Mary Kendrick on March 3, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo., and she
died Feb. 24, 1986. He married Ida F. Mahler on Feb. 21, 1987,
Survivors include a
stepdaughter, Betty Goldade of Spring Hill, Fla.; five
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, one
great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Martha Kranzier of
Lost Canyon, S.D.
He was also preceded in death
by six brothers and four sisters: William, John, Ferdinand,
Daniel, Albert and Eugene Stabbe; Ernistine Kunde; Lydia
Sattler; Elsie Wondergem; and Emma Heier.
He was a member of Zion
Lutheran Church in Lincoln.