Beau Zabel

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008

Beau R. Zabel, 23, of Philadelphia, Penn., formerly of Austin, died in Philadelphia on June 15, 2008.
He was born Sept. 24, 1984 to Douglas Kammeier and Lana Zamora in Austin, where he grew up. Beau attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the honor of vigil as an Order of the Arrow member. He belonged to the National Honor Society and graduated with honors from Austin High School in 2003. In 2007 he graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. Accepted into the Philadelphia Teaching Fellows, he was currently living in Philadelphia and scheduled to teach high school math in the fall. He was a proud employee of Starbuck’s Corporation.
Survivors include his mother, Lana (Daniel) Zamora, Austin; father, Douglas Kammeier, Iowa City, Iowa; stepfather, Terry Zabel, Chaska; sister, Brook (Samantha) True, Northwood, Iowa; brother, Brice Zabel, Austin; grandparents, Marjorie (Ronald) Halverson, Austin, Jerry Zabel of Wells; aunts and uncles, Sandy (Mark McCulloch) Chaby, Brownstown, Penn.; Dennis (Karen) Hollerud, Austin; Osa (Joseph) Brown, Raleigh, N.C.; Cindy Seavey, Burnsville; John (Dee) Hollerud, Coon Rapids; nephews, cousins, many other relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Norman Hollerud and Jeannine Zabel; cousin, Zachary Chaby.
Friends and family are welcome to attend a Celebration of Beau’s life at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin with Pastor Ron Barnett officiating. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. Friday, at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.

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