Othmar A. “Ottie” Sabel

Othmar A. “Ottie” Sabel, 84, formerly of Taycheedah, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home with his family by his side.

Ottie was born June 23, 1929, the son of Gregor and Caecilia Abler Sabel in St. Peter, WI.

On June 1, 1963, he married Darlene Wickersheim at the Church of St. Mary in Stockbridge.

Ottie retired from International Paper in June of 1991 after 26 years.  He enjoyed camping and traveling.  He is a member of Holy Family Church.

Survivors include his wife Darlene; one sister, Angeline (Robert) Breister of Fond du Lac; one brother-in-law, Eugene Ries of Fond du Lac; also by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother Adolf and two sisters, Alice and Priscilla Ries.

Visitation: Family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, March 31, 2014, 5:00 to 6:00 pm at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac.

Service: A Liturgy of the Word will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 6:00 pm.  Deacon Dale Paczkowski will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be greatly appreciated to Agnesian Hospice Hope or Holy Family Parish.

Family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home and Agnesian Hospice.

Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com