Hattie E. Pabian

DAVID CITY – Hattie E. Pabian, 89 years, of David City, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at her home.

Hattie was born April 18, 1931 to Cyril and Barbara (Brousek) Vyhlidal on a farm near Morse Bluff. On Nov. 22, 1949, she married Frank Pabian Sr., Hattie worked as a bartender in North Bend and waitressed around the Snyder, and Schuyler, area most of her life, as well as caring for her children.

Hattie loved to travel and was able to make it to all 50 states. She loved to dance and listen to polka music.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in David City, VFW Auxiliary in Morse Bluff and the Eagle’s in Schuyler.

She was preceded in death by husband, Frank Sr.; sons Douglas and Frank Jr. and brother, Donald Vyhlidal.

She is survived by her daughter, Marlene (Nick) Hein; sons, Duane (Pam) Pabian and Daniel (Sue) Pabian; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 20, at St. Mary Catholic Church in David City. Fr. Jay Buhman will officiate. A controlled visitation will be one hour prior to mass at church, with a rosary starting at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery in North Bend.

Memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Catholic Church near Morse Bluff.

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Arrangements by Moser Memorial Chapel, North Bend.

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