Abe J. Isaac, age 88, died early Wednesday morning, September 7, 2011, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born November 26, 1922, in rural Meade County, Kansas, the son of Jacob F. and Katrina Friesen Isaac. As a young boy he attended the Lilydale School in rural Meade County. A lifetime resident of Meade County, he was a farmer, rancher, and custom combine cutter.
He was a member of the Countryside Bible Church, rural Meade. Abe enjoyed attending local sporting events, watching college sports, reading, horses, and driving through the countryside.
On January 14, 1944, he married Ruth Selma Friesen at the Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Meade. She precedes him in death on June 16, 2005.
Two daughters, Sherry Dick and husband, Ron of Omaha, Nebraska
Bev Lewis and husband, Doug of Lincoln, Nebraska
Three brothers, George J. Isaac of Meade, Kansas
Lee Isaac of Hugoton, Kansas
Al Isaac of Hillsboro, Kansas
Six grandchildren Eight great-grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his wife; parents; a brother, Ben J. Isaac; and a sister, Katherine Classen.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 12, 2011, at the Countryside Bible Church, rural Meade, with the Reverend David Cummings presiding. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Countryside Bible Church Cemetery, rural Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Countryside Bible Church or the Samaritan’s Purse (worldwide relief organization) in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com