Richard A. Enabnit
FORT DODGE - Richard A. Enabnit, 70, of Fort Dodge, died Wednesday (March 12, 2008) at the Marian Home.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Our Saviours Lutheran Church in Callender. Interment will be in the Callender Cemetery.

The visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 17 at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Fort Dodge.

Richard is survived by his wife, Pat; his children, Don (Lisa) Shunkwiler, of San Diego, Calif.; Neal (Chris) Shunkwiler, of Fort Dodge; and Beth Gosselin, of Fort Dodge; five grandchildren; a brother, Everett (Kathy) Enabnit; and a sister, Isetta Fisher, all of Mason City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Leann; and a grandson, Richard Wayne Shunkwiler.

Richard A. Enabnit, the son of Everett Enabnit Sr. and Emma (Cunningham) Stevens, was born Aug. 31, 1937, in Clear Lake. On June 12, 1959, he was united in marriage to Patricia Lee in Forest City.

The couple lived in Callender until moving to Fort Dodge in 1980. He was employed in the maintenance department at United States Gypsum for 34 years.

Richard enjoyed fishing, target practice, hunting, bowling, and watching and feeding the birds and squirrels. He especially enjoyed all his grandchildren and loved his family. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3369.

Memorials may be directed to the discretion of the family.

Published in the Globe Gazette on 3/14/2008.
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Note: Richard Enabnit did go to school with our class, but I don't believe he graduated. My memory is dim, but, I think Richard dropped out in the 8th grade.  I see no problem with posting his obit with the 1957 folks. I'm sure no one would object and I would like to have it there.   I know he was in school with us until at least 7th grade because that is the year he hit me with a spitball in English class and when I wouldn't pick it up Mrs Thompson kicked me out of class for the remainder of the term.  
Jack MacDonald

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