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Gilbert Scheibe

Gilbert Scheibe, age 83, of Wolsey, died Tuesday, August 19, 2008, at Huron Regional Medical Center.  His funeral service was at 10:30 AM Saturday, August 23rd, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wolsey with the Rev. L. Scott Spiehs officiating.  Burial was in the St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery with military rites by the Hershman-Gordon American Legion Post #59 of Wolsey. 

Gilbert Scheibe was born February 11, 1925, to Paul and Emma (Meyer) Scheibe at Wolsey.  He was baptized March 5, 1925, and confirmed November 6, 1938, at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Gilbert grew up on the family farm near Wolsey and attended country school.  Gilbert farmed with his brother, Mores Scheibe.  He was drafted into the United States Army on May 4, 1945, at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota.  He was discharged on December 12, 1946, at Camp Hood, Texas and returned to farming. 

On March 27, 1946, Gilbert married Nellie L. Stobbs at Brownwood, Texas.  He retired from farming in 1986. 

Gilbert was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Hershman-Gordon American Legion Post #59 of Wolsey, and the Wolsey Senior Center.  He loved his family, the land, and enjoyed farming, gardening and hunting.  Gilbert cherished his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nellie on February 13, 2008; one grandson, Daryn Lee Haeder; two brothers, Raymond and Mores Scheibe; and three sisters, Gertrude Kahre, Evelyn Eichstadt and Lucille Erion.

Grateful for having shared his life are his daughter, Linda Haeder of Wolsey; three sons and their wives, Terry and Roxy Scheibe of Huron, Randy and Karen Scheibe of Custer, and Myron and Carolyn Scheibe of Eldridge, Iowa; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Donna and Trayce Gilbert Haeder; Corey, Jessica, Richard and Tyler Haeder; Todd, Mickie and Kaden Scheibe and Tanner and Carli Keefe; Scott and Katie Scheibe and Karlie Valer; Robyn Scheibe; Ryan Scheibe; Lisa and Aaron Tekippe; Nathan and Michelle Scheibe; and Mark, Lindsey and Benjamin Scheibe; one sister and her husband, Edith and Martin Eichstadt of Wolsey; three sisters-in-law, Cordula Scheibe of Wolsey, and Edna Peterson and Blanche McNeil both of Huron; one brother-in-law, Richard Eichstadt of Wolsey; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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