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Leo Sabin

June 14, 1942 — April 2, 2013

Leo Dean Sabin, 70, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died April 2, 2013 at his home in Gothenburg, NE; following a battle with cancer.

He was born June 14, 1942 in Gothenburg, NE, son of John and Eva Louise (Cloyd) Sabin. He attended schools in Gothenburg and then joined the Navy. Leo served his country in the US Navy from 1960-63. After his discharge, he worked at Monroe's and later as a semi-driver. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Leo married Joyce Werner Ostendorf on December 28, 1963 at the First Baptist Church in Gothenburg.

Surviving are wife, Joyce E. Sabin of Gothenburg, NE, three sons - Jerry Ostendorf of Amherst, NE, Gene Ostendorf of Amherst, NE, Monty Sabin of Hastings, NE; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; three sisters - Alice (Archie) Curtice of Cozad, NE, Betty (Phillip) Bottom of Lincoln, NE, Geil (John) Gilbert of Kearney, NE; two brothers - Robert Sabin, Terry "Chub" Sabin; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

Leo was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Stanley and Norman; sister, Jean; and daughter, Shelly.

Memorial services will be held at First Baptist Church, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 1:30 pm with Pastor Bill Ivey officiating.

Memorials may be given to the Central Plains Home Health & Hospice, 300 E 12th Street Cozad, NE 69130; First Baptist Church, 1002 Ave C, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or American Cancer Society, 5733 S 34th Street, Ste 500, Lincoln, Nebraska 68516.

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