Larry K. Sabin

Larry K. Sabin, 74, of Westgate, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Unity Point/Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Westgate, Iowa with Rev. Herbert Mueller, III officiating.  Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 1st, at Becker-Milnes Funeral home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church on Monday. Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society or St. Peter Lutheran Church in Westgate. 

Larry Kenneth, son of William and Lydia (Koelling) Sabin, was born October 7, 1939, at Westgate, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church of Westgate. Larry received his education in the Parochial School at St. Peter and graduated from Maynard High School in1957. On October 18, 1964, he was united in marriage with Diean Gaede at St. John Lutheran Church, Spring Fountain of rural Sumner. Larry worked for Ted Rueber Feed & Grain for a time, Culligan Soft Water for eight years, Colonial Bakery in Cedar Rapids for twenty-five years, and the Hillcrest Home in Sumner for five years. He was a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Westgate, and served on the Westgate Fire Department. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, taking care of his lawn, and feeding the squirrels and birds.

In addition to his wife, Diean of Westgate, he is survived by a sister, Martha Tellin of Oelwein; a brother Vern (Verla) Sabin; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Milton and Dale; a sister, Lorene Schellhorn; and an infant sister.


Darlys Schulz on June 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM said:

Diane so sarry for your loss
Please remember in your sorrow,you have friends how care.
You are loved and you are special.You are in my prayers.
Darlys Schulz
Yvonne (Kalkbrenner) Nichols on June 2, 2014 at 8:03 AM said:

Diane, I am so sorry to hear about your husband's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Yvonne Nichols, THS Classmate
LeClaire, IA
Mary ( Block ) Grosse on June 2, 2014 at 7:02 AM said:

Diane So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. may God give you comfort and peace at this time. Thinking of you and your family. Mary
Julie & Gene Dudley on May 30, 2014 at 2:49 PM said:

Just saw that Larry had passed. So sorry Diean. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Deb Cowell on May 30, 2014 at 2:27 PM said:

God bless you during this difficult time Diean. May his loving arms surround and comfort you.

Becker-Milnes Funeral Home

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