unknown - February 23, 2012
Edward Cabanas, age 84, of Camdenton, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012, at his home. He was born October 23, 1927, in Preston, Cuba, the son of the late Manuel and Gloria Padron Cabanas. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the United States Army. Edward retired from Sunnen as a shift supervisor after many years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Zack Wheat Post 624 in Sunrise Beach, and was an avid fisherman. Edward is survived by his wife, Doris, of the home; his sons, Edward Cabanas Jr. and wife Lana of St. Louis, Missouri, Thomas Cabanas of Jefferson City, Missouri; his daughter, Julie Heggmann and husband Michael of St. Louis, Missouri; his step-sons, Mark LeMaster of Camdenton and James LeMaster and wife Joyce of St. Louis, Missouri; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; his sister, Elina Cabanas of Miami, Florida; and many other relatives and friends. A celebration of Edward's life with full military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 29, at the American Legion Zack Wheat Post 624 in Sunrise Beach. Memorial contributions are suggested to S.T.A.F.F. in Sunrise Beach. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.