LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Donald Stabler


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Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 7:17 pm
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Donald Jesse Stabler, 82, of Neponset, died Feb. 10, 2013, at Kewanee Care Home.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee. Burial is at West Neponset Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born March 14, 1930.
Surviving are his wife, Doris; children, Dennis, Kevin and Anita, all of Neponset, Crystal Sturtevant, Galva, William, Blue Hill, Maine, Jeffrey, Wayne, Neb., Marla Roller, Kewanee, and Nancy Anderson, Boise, Idaho; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Kenneth, Princeton, Ill.














 



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