Obit: Stabnow, Donald F. #2 (1916 - 1966)


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Surnames: Stabnow, Gregory


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)   03/31/1966


Stabnow, Donald F. #2 (7 AUG 1916 - 15 MAR 1966)


Donald Franklin Stabnow, 49, Chetek, former resident of Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), died at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 1966, at the Veteran’s Hospital in Minneapolis where he had been a patient since Feb. 4.


A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 18 at Chetek.  The body then was brought to Greenwood where military services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Hill Funeral Home.  The Rev. Orval Egbert, pastor of Immanuel and Zion United Churches of Christ, officiated and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Mr. Stabnow was born Aug. 7, 1916, in Greenwood, and was graduated from Greenwood High School with the class of 1934.  He then enrolled at the Milwaukee Mortuary School, graduating in 1937.


He was employed at a funeral home in Milwaukee until 1940 when he opened the Stabnow Funeral Home in Greenwood.  He served in World War II from 1942 until 1945.  Upon returning from services he operated the Stabnow Funeral Home until Sept. 1957.  He then made his home in Wis. Dells until four years ago when he moved to Chetek.


His marriage to Etta Gregory, who survives, took place in 1955, at Watertown, S.D.


Other survivors are his father, Harold Stabnow, Greenwood; a brother, Dale, Tomah; and four step-children.


His mother preceded him in death Oct. 5, 1961.



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