News Death Notice

SABAD, Alex "Hootie" age 91 of Kettering, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Sterling House of Washington Township. Alex was born on January 9, 1921 in Tur-terebes, Romania. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; parents, Andrew & Elizabeth Sabad; brother & sister-in-law, Andrew & Sylvia Sabad; nephew, Martin Szabad and a niece-in-law, Susan Siewe. He is survived by his brother & sister-in-law, Ernest & Jean Szabad; nieces, Debra (Paul) Norman & Cynthia Muessig; nephews, Mark (Janie) Szabad, Michael, Garry & Dan (Roben) Sabad; 13 great nieces and nephews, Matthew, Melissa, Chris, David, Katie, Lindsay, Jessi, Tim, Elizabeth, Alex, Samantha, Wyatt and Gabriel; 6 great-great nieces and nephews; and other family members, Tom George and Scott Muessig. Alex graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1939 and attended Ohio State University. He served as an aviation machinist's mate first class in the US Navy stationed in the Pacific Theater in WWII. Alex retired at age 62 from Olivetti Underwood and continued his career with Cal-Vent until 2009. Alex loved his nieces and nephews and often spoke of how proud he was of his family. He touched the lives of many others coaching youth football and basketball at St. Albert's and Van Buren Junior High for many years. He was a faithful & active member of the Hungarian Reform Church (now Old Troy Pike Community Church ) for over 80 years. Alex was a strong man with a quick wit and sense of humor who was loved by all who knew him. Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME - FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave. at Rahn Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45429. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the funeral home. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45420. Condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel
5471 Far Hills Avenue Washington Township, OH 45429
(937) 435-2273

Published in Dayton Daily News on Nov. 15, 2012