Ida F. Stabbe, 103, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at her home, Friendship
(Below is the obituary from the funeral home.)
LINCOLN-Ida (Mahler) Stabbe, 103, of Lincoln, died
at her home, Friendship Manor, on April 18, 2013.
She lived joyfully and courageously. She entered her
new life triumphantly.
Ida was born May 5, 1909 in Los Angeles, California
the daughter of Frederick William and Bertha Amelia
Balzerick Mahler. She married Roy Maxwell Cutlip and
he preceded her in death in 1955. She then married
Robert Sanders in 1962 and he preceded her in death
in 1985. She then married Edward Stabbe in 1987 and
he preceded her in death in 2004.
Surviving Ida is one son: William Fred (Jean) Cutlip
of Ellensburg, WA; one daughter: Darlene “Sue”
Walker of Lincoln; one sister: Bernice Lucille
Hackett of Lincoln; thirteen grandchildren; twenty
great grandchildren and five great great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her
parents; husbands; three brothers: Paul, John and
one brother in infancy, Frederick Mahler; one
sister: Catharine Read; and one son: Ronald Lynn
Cutlip; one grandchild and one great great
Ida had worked at the Lucas and Farmer Grocery
Store, Lincoln Developmental Center; the Perk Up
Shop; and restaurants, all in Lincoln. She was a
member of Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln.
Services for Ida will be Monday, April 22, 2013 at
10:00 a.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home, Lincoln with Rev. Robert Baker
officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, April 21
from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral Home. Memorials
may be given to the Friendship Manor. Cremation
rites will be accorded.