Walter E. Sabin, 80, of Wakeman, Ohio passed away on Thursday; April 22, 2021 at his home with his loving family by his side. Walter was born in Oberlin on November 16, 1940, and raised in Wakeman, Ohio. He was the son of the late Stanley James and Estella Mae (Salzman) Sabin.
As a member of the National Guard, Walter trained as a Heavy Weapons Specialist for 4 years. Employed for 17 years with the Bendix Corporation of Elyria and over 20 years with Whirlaway Textiles of Wellington as a journeyman machinist. Walter was a member of Brighton Congregational Church for more than 50 years. He enjoyed traveling to see family, and loved his dog, Deka-T who was always by his side. After retiring, Walt enjoyed being outside, and in his gardens. He could often be found in his barn working on projects preferring to fix equipment and tools instead of buying new.
Walter is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Karen (Greenbank) Sabin; three sons, Larry Sabin of Wakeman, Christopher (Bobbi) Sabin of New London and Bryan (Christina) Sabin of Southside, TN; five grandchildren, Derek (Hanna), Erica, Kayleigh, Alyssa and Trayce; five great grandchildren, Della, Myles, Vera, Leo and Jake.
Walter was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford Sabin.
A celebration of life for Walt, will be held at the Hileman Building in New London, Ohio on Saturday; May 1st from 4 thru 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
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