Emil Sabol
October 14, 1926 - June 11, 2020
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If desired, memorials in Emil's name to the following nonprofit organizations would be appreciated: Zoological Society of Milwaukee, 10005 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI, 53226 and/or Greater Historical Society of Monessen, 505 Donner Avenue, Monessen, PA, 15062. Insert “Emil L. Sabol” in the check's note field. Thank you.

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Born to Eternal Life Thursday, June 11, 2020, age 93 years. Beloved husband of Betty Paulson Sabol for 56 years. Cherished father of Deborah A. (James G. Williams) Sabol-Williams and Sharon (Christopher Rollo) Sabol. Loving grandfather of Jack G. (Sarah) Kolb-Williams, Thomas (Jaclyn Stano) Rollo, Ted J. (Molly McManus) Sabol-Williams, and James (Jennifer Rietzler) Rollo.…

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Brian, Colleen and Kieran Beres left a message on June 22, 2020:
We are so sorry we couldn't be with you all in person to remember the wonderful man that Emil was, but we most certainly were holding you close in our hearts and prayers. It was a lovely service and he will be missed. Sending you so much love.
Tom and Donna McMahon left a message on June 21, 2020:
Such a lovely ceremony. Our condolences on Emil's passing.
Sarah Graby-Boris left a message on June 18, 2020:
What a lovely service and how thankful I am that I could attend virtually. Great Uncle Sonny was always an inspiration to me on how important family is and to value our Monessen roots. He will be deeply missed. All my love, Sarah
Ann & Mike Rollo left a message on June 18, 2020:
Absolutely beautiful service! I had forgotten about the carvings that Emil did. It made me smile to be reminded. J.T. always said some of the finest individuals came from Pennsylvania; Emil most definitely was one of them. Love to all
Liz Darland + Family (John, Joe and Elsa) left a message on June 18, 2020:
Sending you all our deepest sympathies. Thank you for letting us experience Emil's memorial from afar. Love you all.
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Rick and Debby left a message on June 18, 2020:
It was a wonderful service and we are so glade you allowed us to participate. We thought Deb did just a great job of describing your Dad and all he was about. He was truly a man of high Integrity and there is no higher compliment. Love and Prayers to the whole family. Love R&D
Dodie, Jim, Liam & Paige O'Hare left a message on June 18, 2020:
The service was beautiful. Thank you for letting us watch it from afar. Sending you love and hugs from Florida.
Debra Kosup left a message on June 18, 2020:
Sending you all my deepest sympathies for the loss of your dear Dad and Grandpa. Emil was a kind and loving man. I feel very lucky to have known both Emil and Betty in our TYA days. Deb
Janet Sabol left a message on June 17, 2020:
Deepest sympathy to the family of "uncle Emil" Sabol. I will miss him, a wonderful person! - Janet Sabol
Joe Sabol left a message on June 17, 2020:
I was saddened to hear of Emil's passing. Very nice service today. I remember Emil as always happy, always busy, always caring and sharing. And, an excellent wood carver - I have two of his pieces, one he gave to me and one he gave to Margaret in Las Vegas. You are lucky to have such a wonderful person in your family. This cannot be easy during the current global state of affairs, but I hope Emil was happy and pain-free at the end. Stay strong in this difficult time, Joe Sabol
Jenna Lynn Albrecht left a message on June 17, 2020:
Deb, the service was beautiful! And all of your stories about him brought a tear to my eye. What an absolutely amazing man your father was. You were so lucky. Sending you and your family my deepest condolences. Much love to you all.
Jennifer Grose left a message on June 17, 2020:
Dear Deb and Sharon and families, Thank you for sharing the beautiful memorial service for your dear Dad and cherished grandfather. May your many joy-filled memories fill your hearts with comfort and peace and love.
Curt & Maureen Paulson left a message on June 17, 2020:
That was a beautiful eulogy and ceremony. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to your families.
Chris Merker left a message on June 17, 2020:
Our condolences to you and your family. Deb: what a beautiful eulogy. So, inspiring! What a life Emil lead! Chris
Kristine Klewin left a message on June 17, 2020:
Dear Sharon, I remember that your Dad had such warmth and a wonderful smile. With deep sympathy, Kris Klewin
Sandra Vasatka left a message on June 17, 2020:
Thank you for allowing me to view the beautiful service. I have fond memories of both your mom and dad. You were so blessed to have both of them and they were blessed to have you and Sharon. I will always treasure my (two) of 150 Jesus heads! Also, my wine bottle vase. All my love, Sandi
Ted Sabol-Williams left a message on June 17, 2020:
Thank you to everyone involved in making this ceremony so nice. Mom, Dad, Sharon, Chris, Tom, and Jackie thank you for being there for all of us who were unable. I look forward to when we can all celebrate Pap Pap's life in Monessen together. Love, Ted and Molly
Maeve Quinn left a message on June 17, 2020:
Thank you for the invitation to participate in the virtual celebration of your dear Dad, Emil Sabol. Deb, thank you for sharing so many lovely stories about your wonderful Dad. He was such a treasure and I will always remember his "can do" spirit that he applied to all big and small tasks! He always seemed to have a "twinkle in his eye" no matter the task and he had a true zest to add more joy to life. Sending love, peace and hugs to your whole family.
Nick + Carol Williams left a message on June 17, 2020:
Dear Deb and Sharon, What a beautiful service for a dear, dear man. Emil was very special to us both and we will miss him greatly. We were so pleased to participate even though it was a remote participation. Much Love, Nick + Carol Williams
Maureen Levenhagen left a message on June 17, 2020:
Just watched the service with my Mom at my house. It was a nice tribute to your Dad. Deb, we loved the eulogy! You really captured your Dad. Hope all is well with your families. Safe travels to PA. Love, Maureen and Lorene
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Jane Klewin Grimm left a message on June 17, 2020:
Sharon and family -- I have so many wonderful memories of Emil. I spend A LOT of time in the Sabol's house (especially the kitchen) during junior high and high school and Emil always had a funny quip or joke for me ("Hey Jane, where's Tarzan?") and Sharon's other friends. Emil drove of us everywhere, even to a haunted house in downtown Milwaukee with lots of girls in the car (10? 11? 12?). He was such a wonderful husband to Betty and an amazing Dad to Deb and Sharon. He will be so missed. My deepest sympathy. Love, Jane
Donna Condon Reimesch left a message on June 17, 2020:
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. The service was lovely. He had two wonderful daughters that will carry on his legacy of a kind and loving person. May he rest in peace.
Maggie left a message on June 17, 2020:
Beautiful service...I'm glad I was able to say good bye to Mr. Sabol from a distance. He was SUPER SABOL to me. Prayers and Peace. I love you all like crazy much!
Keith D Paulson left a message on June 17, 2020:
So glad we could join you for the service. It was extremely well done. Thank you for including us, we were always so fond of Uncle Emil. Keith and Jan Paulson
Bruce and Nan Browne left a message on June 17, 2020:
So many wonderful memories of time spent in the shop and backstage with Emil and Betty. How much they added to our lives, and the productions of Theatre for Young Audiences. There was never a task too small for Emil to tackle with enthusiasm--and I don't remember ever seeing anything he hadn't finished. Like you, Deb, he knew how to be there when most needed and pitch in for all the "last minute" details that make a production possible. What a lovely service, and your eulogy was everything we knew it would be. Love to you all-Bruce and Nan
Marie Hetzel left a message on June 17, 2020:
My deepest condolences to the Sabol family and all who knew and loved Emil. What a beautiful service. Deb's words spoke of a wonderful, warm, caring father who left a legacy of unconditional love for his children and grandchildren. All my love to you. <3
Becky, Jeff, Easton, and Nolan Paulson left a message on June 17, 2020:
The service was beautiful! Prayers and love to your family.
Alan R Dodds left a message on June 17, 2020:
What a lovely service of remembrance and a heartfelt tribute to a father from a loving daughter, Deb. Thank you for allowing us to share in this memorial service and military honors for your Dad today.
Jack Kolb-Williams left a message on June 17, 2020:
Thank you for hosting the live stream and making it possible for us all to be there with Grandpa. We will miss him so much, and are so thankful for everything he has done for us all. Love, Jack & Sarah
Michael O'Brien left a message on June 17, 2020:
Sorry to hear about Emil. Now he is with Betty. My Mother really enjoyed the company of "Sunny" He and Betty would visit us often in Racine. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your Cousin Mike O'Brien (Emma's son)
Nickie and Edwin, Tadala and Zion Chalira left a message on June 16, 2020:
Love you all very much. Knowing Uncle Emil is finally with Aunt Betty and Grandpa Bob gives me peace that they are both happy together again. All my love and prayers to find comfort. Hugs and Kisses. Love ya love ya!!!
Paul Sucherman left a message on June 16, 2020:
so very very sorry to hear the news of Emil's passing...such a dear, sweet, kind man...funny and vibrant in his gentle way...I have so many fond memories of kibitzing with him before or after TYA rehearsals or performances...May his memory forever be a blessing - hugs to all!
Emilia Nordström and family left a message on June 16, 2020:
Our sincerest condolences on the passing of Emil. He was a very special man, he will be missed by many. Emil’s family is in our thoughts.
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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