Born: January 06, 1926
Died: September 22, 2008
Funeral Service for Mabel Brewster Bue, 82, of Sisseton, SD. will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 10:30 A.M. at Grace Lutheran Church, Sisseton, SD with the Rev. William Schruba officiating. Organist will be Mona Greseth and soloist will be Aaron Deutsch. The Pallbearers will be Darren Brewster, Ryan Brewster, Aaron Brewster, Zachary Brewster, Brett Hanson and Luke Rindels. Interment will be at Sisseton Cemetery, Sisseton, South Dakota. There will be visitation on Friday, from 2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Cahill Funeral Chapel.
Mabel was born on January 6, 1926 in Enterprise Township, Roberts County, South Dakota to Martin H. and Esther M. (Olson) Johnson. She was baptized on January 31, 1926 at Norway Lutheran Church. In 1940 the family moved to Sisseton and Mabel went to school and graduated from Sisseton High School in 1943. Mabel worked in Washington, DC during WWII. Mabel was united in marriage to Donald Brewster on March 3, 1945 in Browns Valley, MN. She raised their family and worked for Cameron Law Office, was a Court Reporter and worked with her husband at Sisseton Ready Mix. Donald passed away on April 26, 1977. Mabel was united in marriage to Julian Bue on February 17, 1982 in Watertown, SD. The couple enjoyed spending time at their lake cabin at Buffalo Lake. Julian passed away on November 19, 1999. Mabel was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, and Otto-Quande-Renville American Legion Auxiliary #50. She was an active bowler and enjoyed playing cards at the golf course, traveling and baking apple pies. Mabel greatest joy was spending time with her great grandchildren. Mabel passed away on September 22, 2008 at the Coteau Des Prairies Hospital, Sisseton, SD.
Mabel is survived by two children, Bob (Cate) Brewster of Colorado Springs, Co; and Kathy (John) Schaunaman of Sisseton, South Dakota; four step children, Julie (Phillip) George of Sisseton, SD, Cheryl (Frank) Karst of Sisseton, SD, Nancy (Jeff) Rossow of Matador, ND, and Laurie (Lyle) Bendickson of Sisseton, SD; two sisters, Verna Moen of Sisseton, SD and Vera Samson of Sisseton, SD; eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren and six step grandchildren and six step great grandchildren.
Mabel was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Donald S. Brewster and Julian H. Bue; one son, Doug, and daughter in law Judy Brewster; one sister Harriet Dempsey and one brother, Morris Johnson.