Obit: Strebe, Abe Lee (1885 - 1956)
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Surnames: Strebe, Harrison, Moore, Lenhard, Rindfleisch, McIntyre, Provinski

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/18/1956

Strebe, Abe Lee (5 June 1885 - 12 Oct. 1956)

Funeral services were conducted in the Presbyterian church in Abbotsford Sunday afternoon for Abe Lee Strebe, retired mail carrier, who died October 12 at the Havenet Nursing Home at Owen, with Rev. Richard Harrison officiating and internment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery. Grand sons served as pall bearers and flowers were in charge of grand daughters.

Mr. Strebe was born on June 5, 1885, in the town of Holton, Marathon county, where he farmed until 1939. For the next 13 years, he was a mail carrier at Wausau. He was married on September 30, 1908, in the town of Holton to Libby Bell Moore who preceded him in death on May 13, 1953. He retired in 1954. He had been residing in the Owen nursing home the past six months. He was a school board member for several years and a member of the Presbyterian church.

Surviving are two sons, Clyde Strebe of Marshfield, Route 3, and Eldred Strebe of Wausau; two daughters, Mrs. Edgar (Laura) Lenhard of Athens, Route 2, and Mrs. William (Ethel) Rindfleisch of Spencer, Wisconsin, Route 2, 17 grand children; three great grand children; three great great grand children; two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude McIntyre of Clear Lake, Wash., and Mrs. Frank (Ida) Provinski of Abbotsford; three brothers, George of Wyoming, Frank of Sheridan and Purl of Livingston, N.J. One brother preceded him in death.

 

 


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