Melvin 'Bud' Rabbe
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Archived March 8, 2005
MASON CITY -- Melvin Richard
"Bud" Rabbe, 79, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. at
His funeral will be at 11 a.m.
Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church, with the Rev. James
Childs officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the
Burial will be in Mason City
Mr. Rabbe farmed in the San Jose area until his retirement
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, from 1943
He was born Sept. 10, 1925, at rural San Jose to Richard
August and Ida Imig Rabbe. He married Patricia Tockes on Sept.
3, 1950, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Allens Grove.
He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Judith (and
Dan) Scandiff of Naperville, Patricia (and Steve) Shaw of
Peoria and Debra Weber of Springfield; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister,
He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Mason City
Legion Post 496 and Mason County Farm Bureau.
Memorial contributions may be
made to Christ Lutheran Church.