Ivah M. Sabo

June 10, 2006  

Ivah M. Sabo, 92, of Karcher Estates, Castorland, formerly of the Deer River Road, Carthage, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Lewis County General Hospital, Friday evening,  June 9, 2006, after being stricken at her residence.

Mrs. Sabo was born in Town of Denmark on April 27, 1914 the daughter of the late Augustus and the late Julia Stoffel Schantz.   She attended rural schools and graduated from Lowville Academy. She later attended teachers training in Lowville. She received her bachelors degree from Potsdam College in 1959. She worked at Climax MFG. From 1933 until 1936. 

She married Gustave N. Sauter on October 10, 1940 at the home of Rev. Griswold  in the Town of Demark. He died on September 15, 1960. She then married Joseph Sabo on July 2, 1964. He died on May 8, 1980. She taught school in Cobb Creek, New Bremen, Deer River and 3rd Grade at West Carthage Elementary. She taught for a total of 36 years. 

She loved to travel, having traveled to Germany and Alaska three times, Hawaii once, and went on two cruises.

Mrs. Sabo was a clerk and  member of the Castorland Baptist Church  and member of the Gleaners Women's Church Group. She was a memebr of the Denmark Grange for 70 years, Retired NYS Teachers Assoc., Castorland Union Cemetery Assoc., Castorland American Legion Aux. and the Lewis County General Hospital Aux.

She leaves, one sister and brother-in-law, Lucille A. and Donald Sauter of Lowville, NY, two nephews William Lacy and Alan Sauter and two nieces, Donna Lou Booth and Kay Laribee.   

She is predeceased by two sisters, Ione S. Couch and Edith Lacy and a foster sister, Ann Unger.

Her Funeral will be held on Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Castorland Baptist Church, with the Rev. Terry Nichols, Pastor and the Rev. Andrew R. Mulvaney, Pastor of St. Paulís Church, Black River, officiating.  Burial will follow in Castorland Union Cemetery.  Family and friends may call at the Castorland Baptist Church on Monday from 12 to 2 p.m. Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Castorland Baptist Church or to the Castorland Union Cemetery.  

Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home of Carthage and Newzjunky.com.