Richard Fabian

Fabian, Richard M.

Richard M. "Butch" Fabian, age 75, of 2940 Memorial Drive, Two Rivers, died early Tuesday morning, March 12, 2013 at his residence, exactly 1 year after his younger brother, Gerald, passed away.

He was born on June 26, 1937 in Green Bay, son of the late George & Helen (Hoffman) Fabian. Richard was a graduate of Kewaunee High School, Class of 1955. On June 11, 1955 he married the former Junette Koller in Norman, Wisconsin (Kewaunee County). Richard was employed as a truck driver for 33 years. He then was a security guard for Mirro Aluminum and also Burger Boat. Richard enjoyed cutting firewood and baking bread. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years: Junette Fabian, Two Rivers; two daughters and a son-in-law: Pam Werth, Two Rivers, Patricia & Tom Kleinhans, Kiel; four sons and three daughters-in-law: Richard Jr. & Linda Fabian, Sheboygan, Lee Fabian, Manitowoc, Scott & Jen Fabian, Neenah, Jason & Sabrina Fabian, Neenah; thirteen grandchildren: Miki (Josh), Sue (Chris), Trinity (Brian), Richard III "Buddy", Brian, Nick, Mike, Whitney (John), Hannah, Daniel, Amanda, Janessa, Emily; ten great grandchildren; twin sisters: Carol Krueger and JoAnne Dedic, both of Two Rivers; a sister-in-law: Mary Ann Fabian, Two Rivers; a sister-in-law: Juliet (Mike) Kinjerski, Kewaunee; and an aunt: Ann Gullo, Green Bay. He is also survived by his special sheltie, Bella as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law: Anne & Jerry Koller; his brother: Gerald Fabian; and two nieces: Kim & Vicky.

Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Memorial Service will be Rev. Tom Reynebeau. Entombment of the cremated remains will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum, town of Kossuth.

The family will greet relatives and friends at The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 until 10:45 a.m.

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In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Richard's name.

The Pfeffer Funeral Home & All-Care Cremation Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Holy Family Memorial Hospice and Dr. Jerry Winkler for their care and compassion shown towards Richard and his family.

Published in Sheboygan Press on Mar. 14, 2013