Rev Pius Arthur Leabel

Rev Pius Arthur Leabel

Loyal, Clark County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 20 Sep 1978 (aged 79)
Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 15906852 · View Source
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Age: 79 yrs. 5 mos. 7 dys.

S/O Samuel Leabel & Susan (Beaver) Leabel Wedl

Pius Leabel was professed on August 20, 1918. He was ordained on December 22, 1923. His first assignment was to teach English to seminarians. Later he became a superior and taught speech and preaching. During the last part of his life he assisted deacons and lectors to properly prepare for their respective ministries in the church.

Last Residence: Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, California 91024, USA [SSDI]

Obituary, Loyal [WI] Tribune Record Gleaner; Sep 27 1978:

Father Pius (Arthur) Leabel, formerly of Loyal, Clark County, now residing at the Mater Dolorosa Monastery in Sierra Madre, Cal., died on Sept. 20, 1978, at a Pasadena hospital.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23 at Mater Dolorosa Monastery in Sirra Madre, Cal. Burial was in the moastery cemetery.

Father Pius Leabel was born in Loyal on April 13, 1899, to Sam and Susan Leabel.

He was a member of the first graduating class of St. Anthony's Grade School in 1913. In the fall of 1913, he entered the Mt. Calvary Minor Seminary. He was a graduate of St. Lawrence College, Mt. Calvary. He obtained his training in philosophy and theology in St. Louis and Cincinnati. He received his master's degree at De Paul University, Chicago and had done postgraduate work at the University of Detroit, the University of Chicago and Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 15906852
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Pius Arthur Leabel (13 Apr 1899–20 Sep 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15906852, citing Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center Cemetery, Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Earl Abbe (contributor 46843447) .