Obituary: Jack Lee Fabian

Jack Lee Fabian, 70, of Salem, Oregon died Oct. 29, 2017. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, the son of Lee and A. Florence Fabian. A graduate of Vancouver Bible College, he dedicated his life to tell others about Jesus Christ.

He touched many lives by generously giving of his resources and time. Whether he gave his paycheck to help a stranded motorist, to served pizza to the homeless, or to passed out turkeys for Thanksgiving, he made each person feel loved and appreciated. His passion for boxing became his latest ministry where he kick-boxed with many young men who admired his enthusiasm and dedication to the Lord.

He leaves behind a legacy through his children; Tammy (Brian), Kirsten, Chad (Tonya), Kim (Kari), and Heidi (Sam); along with his grandchildren, Andrea (Scott), Cal, Cory, Kaeleb, Ben, Kyle, Jesse, Duke, Abigail, Cassie, Maya, Savannah, Donovan, Cannon, and Walker; and great grandchildren, Madalyn and Maleah. He is also survived by his sister, Joan Fabian. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna C. Fabian.

His funeral will be held Nov. 11 at 2 pm at Gillett Baptist Church in Gillett, Wis. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of Jack’s favorite ministries: Date Palm Consulting (, founded by Jack’s daughter or the Church Street Boxing in Salem, Oregon.

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