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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Passing of Life Member Donald "Don" Stubbe
It is with our deepest and sincere regrets to announce the passing of Lifetime Member Donald "Don" Stubbe, has answered his last alarm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Donald was an active member with the Ellendale Vol. Fire Dept. In the past Donald has held Fire Police Captain, Fire Police, and Rescue Captain. Donald you will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.


Donald J. Stubbe, 74, Staff Sgt., U.S. Air Force retired died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. Donald was born in St. John, Washington, the son of the late Alvis H. and Edna K. (Russel) Stubbe. He joined and made a career in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years before retiring in 1976. After the service, Donald worked as a deliveryman for Service Energy for many years. He was a life member of the Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company, where he served as Fire Police, Captain of the Fire Police and Rescue Captain. He was also a member of the Ellendale V.F.W. as well as the Air Force Sergeants Association. He took pride and showed support by attending his nephews sporting events. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Stubbe in 2002.

He is survived by two brothers Darrell and Doug Stubbe, of Washington; four sisters-in-law Rita Clendaniel, of Lincoln; Wanda Howell, of Milford; Linda Grabowski and her husband Hank, of Milford and Juanita Adams and her husband Martin, of Gloucestor, VA; nephews Michael Rice and his wife Arline, of Conshohocken, PA and Chris Rice and his fiancee' Rebecca, of Greenville, NC; numerous nieces and nephews and his special Monday night visitor, Lizzy Howell.

Friends may call from 10 - 11 am on Friday, March 8, at the Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company, 302 Main Street, Ellendale, where services will be held at 11 am followed by firefighter honors. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to either the Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 5, Ellendale, DE 19941 or to the Calvary Cafe', c/o Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 S.E. Front Street, Milford, DE 19963. Arr. by Lofland Funeral Home, Milford, DE

Obituary- Lofland Funeral Home

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