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1933 Delbert 2020

Delbert E. Sabel

April 8, 1933 — December 3, 2020

Delbert E. Sabel, 87, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, December 3, 2020 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was born April 8, 1933 to Roman and Alvina (Kloeppel) Sabel. On June 8, 1954 he married Bernice Kraus at St. Peter Catholic Church in St. Peter. Delbert worked for Tecumseh for 40 years until his retirement.

He was a member of Fisherman’s Road Fishing Club and volunteered on the Town of Calumet Fire Department for many years. He enjoyed time up north at the cabin with his kids and grandkids, hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling and playing cards with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice; four children, Donna (Tom) Gratton, Debra (Jay) Hebenstreich, Wayne Sabel, and Brian (friend, Maria) Sabel; five grandchildren, Sara (Robert) Reinbold, Adam (Amy) Gratton, Scott (friend, Celyna) Hebenstreich, Travis (friend, Elizabeth) Sabel, and Troy (friend, Allison) Sabel; great grandchildren, Addy and Ayva Gratton, and Kyler Reinbold; siblings, Helen (Kenneth) Birschbach and James (Kathleen) Sabel; brothers and sisters-in-law, Oscar Guelig, Esther Schumacker, Mary Kraus, and Clarence (Sarah) Kraus. He was preceded in death by his parents; four children, Sharon, Ricky, Christine,and Kay Sabel; siblings, Rosie Guelig, Marcyanna Sabel, and Elmer (Marcie) Sabel; brothers and sisters-in-law, Henry (Cecelia) Kraus, Stella (Clarence) Schaefer, Mildred (James) Murphy, Lawrence (Marie) Kraus, and Sylvester Kraus.

Private family services will be held and entombment will be in Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

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