James L. “Jim” Mabe
July 4, 1952 – May 7, 2019
James L. Mabe, formerly of Bellevue, NE, passed from this life at the age of 66 years and 10 months, in Joplin, MO, after a long illness. Jim had worked for the City of Omaha for over 30 years, and was a longtime member of AFSCME Local 251. He enjoyed traveling, boating, fishing with his friends, watching classic television, and the pursuit of classic cars. He cherished his family, and treasured every moment he spent with his grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents Donald and Mary Lou Mabe, and his brother Gerald Mabe.
He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Jackie; his daughters, Melissa Stubbs and Jennifer Mabe; his son, Donald Mabe (Carrie); grandchildren: Mikel, Michael, Timothy Jr., Jason, Jastaa, Forest, Damian, Joshua, Duane, Jaden, Kaydence, Tommy, Melissa May, and Kylee Jo; great-grandchildren: Jase, Maesin, Lukas, and Emily Rae; sisters, Dorothy Mabe and Ruth Freeman (Michael); nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws; and many friends, including his “Brotherman” John Lund.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 11:30 a.m., Saturday, August 31st, with family receiving friends one hour prior, at BELLEVUE MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2202 Hancock St., Bellevue, NE 68005 | (402) 291-5000. Luncheon to follow.
Private inurnment at a later date.
Memorials in Jim’s name suggested to the National Kidney Foundation (kidney.org), the American Lung Association (lung.org), or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (lls.org).