Viola Sabel

VIOLA J. (GAU) SABEL Viola J. (Gau) Sabel, 91, formerly of St. Cloud, Wisconsin and Elmhurst, Illinois, was called home to the Lord and in to the loving arms of her husband, Ray, and daughter, Mary, on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 after passing away at the Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary, Wisconsin. She was born April 9, 1922 in the Town of Marshfield, Wisconsin. On October 7, 1941, she married Raymond Sabel at St. Mary 's Catholic Church in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Raymond preceded her in death on July 22, 2000. Viola was a very active member of Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Elmhurst, Illinois. She was a very loyal and active member for over 50 years with the Women of the Moose Chapter 1433, and with the retirees of the International Harvester Local 6. Survivors include her four children, Richard (Agnes) Sabel of Nekoosa, WI, James Sabel of Carpentersville, IL, Edward (Christine) Sabel of Hanover Park, IL, and Christine (Robert) Schaefer of Malone, WI; her son-in-law, James Oye of St. Cloud, WI; 13 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Preceding Viola in death were her mother and step-father, Agatha and Leo Straub; her husband, Raymond; her daughter, Mary Oye; a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Sabel; and two brothers, Leo & John Straub. Visitation at the Pedersen Ryberg Mortuary 435 N. York Rd. Elmhurst on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Monday, April 22, 2013 , 9 a.m. from the mortuary to Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic church, Elmhurst, Funeral mass 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL . In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for the American Breast Cancer Society.

Funeral Home

Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary
435 York Road Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 834-1133

Published in Suburban Life Publications on Apr. 19, 2013