Marion Sbabo

Marion “Mike” Sbabo, 88, St. James, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at his home in rural St. James.

He was born Aug. 9, 1929, to John and Rosa Spanvello Sbabo, in Rosati.

He was united in marriage to Lora Jane Sbabo.

Mike was a farmer and contractor builder. He built houses in St. James and the surrounding areas.

He was preceded in death by parents, John and Rosa; son, Terry Sbabo; brother, Louis A. Sbabo; and sisters, Lea Nelda Funk, Anna Hession, Katherine Taible, Marie Neuf and Mickey Rutherford.

He is survived by wife, Lora; son, Ken Jeffrey Sbabo and wife Michele, St. James; daughters: Jana Sue Wassilak and husband Jim and  Jill Lyn Michaels of all of Rolla.; daughter-in-law: Sharon Sbabo of St. James;  and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 17, at the Jones Funeral Home, St. James, with Craig Rippy officiating. Interment was in the Miles Cemetery in rural St. James.

Memorial contributions suggested to Gasconade Christian Service Camp or Solid Rock Christian Church Pre-School.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, St. James.