Name:     Wava (Shelmidine) Kabrick

From:  The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa
Date:  Tuesday, September 16, 1966

Mrs. Robert F. Kabrick, of 929 Oakhurst Ln., died early today in Jane Lamb hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in First Congregational church, with Rev. Harold Putney officiating. Burial will be in Clinton Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Tom Petersen, Lyle Bossen, John F. Ward, James M. Byrns, Robert Milligan and Albert M. Potter. Organist will be Mrs. John Harden. Friends may call in the Snell-Smith funeral home from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Wava Shelmidine was born in Spencer, the daughter of David and Mae Galusha Shelmidine. She attended Spencer public schools and was graduated from the University of Puget Sound, Wash. She was married to Robert F. Kabrick, June 17, 1938, in Nashua. The couple moved to Clinton from Mason City in 1955. She was vice-president of the Alphadelphian literary society. She was a member of First Congregational church, PEO, Agatha circle, Clinton country club and Daughters of the American Colonists.

Surviving are her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Candice) Utroska of Philadelphia; five sisters, Mrs. M.A. (Zella) Swanson of Spencer, Mrs. H.W. (Helen) Koeneke of Mason City, Miss Allie Mae Shelmidine and Mrs. Barbara Heathcote of LaGrange Park, Ill., and Mrs. Vernon (Leone) Lamb of Garrett Park, Md.; and two brothers, Don E. of Phoenix, Ariz., and John S. of Spencer. Her parents and one brother preceded her in death.