David A. TaborA funeral Mass for David A. Tabor, 86, Killdeer, is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Killdeer, with Rev. Darnis Selvanayakam celebrating.
A funeral Mass for David A. Tabor, 86, Killdeer, is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Killdeer, with Rev. Darnis Selvanayakam celebrating. Burial will follow in the Killdeer Cemetery.
Visitation for David is 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church Saturday.
David passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Sanford Health in Bismarck.
David A. Tabor was born Oct. 24, 1926, in Killdeer, the son of Anthony “Tony” and Martha (Kowis) Tabor. He grew up in the Grassy Butte area, attending school through the ninth grade.
David and Virginia Roshau went out to Seattle, Wash. They were married on June 19, 1947. The couple soon returned to Killdeer and where he self-educated himself for radio and TV repair. To this union, two children were born, Cheryl and Daryl.
David worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years. While working with the Postal Service, David owned and operated Tabor TV and Appliance and also did construction work.
David was a very active cowboy and enjoyed working with cattle and riding his horses. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Killdeer as well as many civic and community organizations.
David is survived by his son, Daryl (Loretta) Tabor of Dickinson; daughter, Cheryl (Kevin) Buehner of Dunn Center; grandchildren, Cody (Jessica) Buehner, Austin (Emiley) Buehner, Amos Buehner, Nathan (Marisol) Tabor, and David (fiancé Sara Applegate) Tabor; great-grandson, Luis Tabor; brothers, Richard (Shirley) Tabor of Phoenix, Dale (Tish) Tabor of Tucson, Ariz., George (Polly) Tabor of Killdeer, and Lynn (Ilene) Tabor of Phoenix; sisters, Sandi Fries of Phoenix, Rosella Hale, Eleanor Thompson, and Anna Marie Sherry all of Seattle.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Virginia; and infant brother, Conrad.
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Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson