Name:    Robert F. Kabrick

From:  The Clinton Herald,  Clinton, Iowa
Date:  Tuesday, January 14, 1997

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Presbyterian Church, for Robert F. Kabrick, 82, of Clinton. He died Saturday at the University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City. The Rev. Wayne Peach will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Nelson Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donald Utroska Jr., James and Donald McLuckie, Steven Rucci, and Jess and Nathan Heileman. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert and James Snell, Robert Boegel, David Clizbe, Robert Walliker, Harold Dekker, Robert Smith, Pete Cottral and Bob Cassidy.

He was born June 7, 1914, in Spencer, to Clarence and Susan Faulkner Kabrick. He married Wava Shelmidine, June 16, 1938, in Nashua. She died in 1966. He then married Charlotte Colvin Heileman in 1967 in Clinton. She died in 1975. He later married Arlee Colvin McLuckie in 1981 Clinton.

He was a graduate of Spencer High School and of Hamilton Business College in Mason City. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Navy. He had been employed in sales promotions with Standard Oil Company, Mason City, and with Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, as a family counselor. He owned and operated Clinton Memorial Park Cemetery from 1955 to 1976. He was last employed in public relations with Gateway State Bank in Clinton from 1977 to 1984. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, the Western Star No. 100 AF. & AM, the Clinton Consistory and the High Twelve. He was a past member of the Masonic and Scottish Rite Bodies, and the Clinton Gyro. He was past president of the Clinton Rotary from 1963-1964, the American Legion Post No. 190, past president of Iowa Association of Cemeteries from 19677 to 1968, and past board member of the Clinton Country Club.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Candice (Donald) Utroska of Lake Forest, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Barbara (Joseph) Rucci of Waukesha, Wis.; three stepsons, Arthur Heileman of Milan, Ill., David McLuckie of Rockford, Ill., and Steven McLuckie of Hopkinsville, Ky.; two grandchildren; and a brother, Jack Kabrick of Mason City.