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Edward Stabbe     Send a link to a friend

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 service.

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 11 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, in Lincoln.

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.

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