Myrl K. Sabin - 92

5/28/1922 - 3/6/2015

Byron, IL

Myrl K. Sabin, age 92, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 in Neighbors Rehabilitation Center in Byron. She was born on May 29, 1922 in Waltham, MN the daughter of Elmer and Julia (Schawback) Heydt. She married Gene Sabin on May 1, 1943 in Hopkinsville, KY. He passed away on February 7, 1984. Myrl was devoted to her family and was a homemaker for most of her life. In her later years, she enjoyed working at Kysor because of the wonderful people she got to interact with. Myrl was a member of the United Church of Byron and was a people person. She enjoyed knitting and playing bingo. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Arlene, brothers Kenneth, Jerald, and Bill; and granddaughter Amy Lynn. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Alan) Schabacker and Janet Sabin both of Byron; sister, Mary Smith of Bloomington, MN; grandchildren, Mike (Tracy) Schabacker of Polo, Cindy (Brian) Leden of Waukegan, Emily (Dan) Smeltzer of Downer’s Grove, and Matt (Danielle) Schabacker of Stillman Valley; great grandchildren, Connor and Evan Leden, and Daniel, Jason, Meredith, and Malcolm Smeltzer; sisters-in-law, Opal Heydt and Barb Nason; numerous nieces and nephews; and very special friends Dave and Jill Clarke. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant Street in Byron with Rev. Janet Wold, pastor of All Saint’s Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be held from 12-1 pm prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery. A memorial fund is established in her name and the family will donate the gifts to the 12th Armored Division Museum in Abilene, Texas where Myrl and Gene would vacation yearly.


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 12-1 PM Prior to the service


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron

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