NORWALK, Conn. - Louise Jacobson Stabell of Norwalk died Dec. 19. She was 93.
Stabell was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Georgetown (Wilton), to Eric Rudolph and Hildur (Ekstrom) Jacobson. She attended local schools and was employed in the offices of C. B. Dolge in Westport and Gilbert and Bennett anufacturing Company. in Georgetown. After marriage she moved to Norwalk in 1947.
She was active in the local churches of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Bethlehem Covenant Church in Norwalk, and at United Covenant Church in Wilton. She volunteered in the church offices, chair of the Missions and Social Concerns Committee, secretary of Covenant Women Ministries, Board secretary, assistant organist, and choir member, among others. She was the representative of her church to Church Women United, and volunteered at Elderhouse for many years.
Stabell is survived by her sons, John (Gale) of Mukwonago, Wis.; James (Ruth) of Norwalk and Thomas (Mary) of Wallingford; daughters, Susan (Joseph) Nemec of Wilmington N.C., and Christine (Larry) Arnette of Norwalk; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul A. Stabell; son, David; step-grandson, George; and son-in-law, Larry.
Calling hours are Friday, Dec. 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Magner Funeral Home . Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 at the Norwalk United Methodist Church, 718 West Ave., with burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to United Covenant Church , the Children’s Home of Cromwell (CT), or your favorite charity.
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