Stephen Gary Zabek III, "SWEET 16" beloved son of Stephen II and Tammy Zabek and Brother of Zackary died in a hiking accident October 11th on the Mogollion Rim. He was a young man who let his love for Jesus and his upbringing guide his life to be respectful to adults, always willing to help and friend to all. He had a commanding presence and loved people. He changed the mood and temperament of those he touched and had a multitude of friends. Visitation Wed. Oct. 15th from 5:00-8:00pm at Best Funeral Services, 501 E. Dunlap Ave., Phx. Services will be Oct. 16th at 10:00am at Desert Christian Fellowship Church, 1445 W. Northern Ave., Phx.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 15, 2003.