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Gary L. Sabens

July 15, 1943 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Gary Lee Sabens, age 78 of Pekin, Indiana passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 10:40 pm, in Meadow View Health & Rehabilitation Salem, Indiana. 

Born June 15, 1943 in Glasgow, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Leroy W.  and Magalene M. (Pedigo) Sabens 

He had been a resident of Washington County for most of his life, graduated from Salem High School Class of 1961 and was a member of the Free Gospel Church Fellowship.

On December 18, 1976 he married  Joyce (Pasley) Sabens.

He served during the Vietnam War as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marines, retired from the National Guard in 1996 and retired from Kimball Office, Borden Division.  

Survivors include: 
Wife: Joyce (Pasley) Sabens;  2 Sons: Marc Sabens of Pekin and Justin Sabens of Campbellsburg;  Daughter: Ondrea Brady of New Albany; 2 Stepsons: Jeffery Vest, of Ohio and Michael Vest, of Scottsburg;  2 Sisters: Ramona Chastain of Salem and Jo Anne Sabens of Jacksonville, Florida;  3 Brothers: Doug and Thomas Sabens of Salem and Joe Sabens of Alabama; Granddaughters: Emrie and Elizabeth Sabens;  3 step granddaughters, 2 step grandsons, great granddaughter, 13 step great grand kids and 1 step great great grandson.

He was preceded in death by 1 Brother (Jerry Sabens).  

Memorial Contributions should be made to:
Free Gospel Church Fellowship
2 West Main Street
Pekin, Indiana 47165

Funeral Service: 1 pm Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Bower officiating.  
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Monday and after 11 am Tuesday.   

Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Visitation
Tuesday
April 5, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

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