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November 3, 1922 - February 17, 2019
Service Date: February 23, 2019
Church Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home
Visitation will be Friday February 22nd from 5pm to 7pm followed by Rosary at 7 p.m., at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be February 23 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Father Bill Zandri officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Lawn Memorial Park. All are welcome to join the family at the Elks club after the interment.
Condolences may be conveyed to the family through the funeral home website.
Stella Dora Ducept Kabris, 96, Rapid City, passed on Sunday January 17, 2019 at Rapid City Regional Hospice of the Hills. Stella was born November 3, 1922 in Rolette County, North Dakota to Jean and Josephine (St. Arnaud) Ducept.
She was raised and educated at Saint Michaels Catholic Boarding School in Devils Lake, North Dakota. She married George E Kabris on July 18, 1939 in Belcourt North Dakota; they lived in Bremerton WA, Billings MT, Redfield SD and finally settling in Rapid City SD.
She was the beloved and devoted mother of three boys and two girls and was called mother and grandmother by many other children and always had a smile and a positive attitude. Her passion was crocheting, and always had a crochet hook in her hand. After raising her children, she found time to have a career as a Nurse’s aid at Saint John’s Hospital.
Stella is survived by her son Larry (Sharon) Kabris, her daughter JoAnn (Larry) Reishus; sister in-law Donna Robertson; 8 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband George of 59 years, her brothers Oscar and Jean, her son’s Ron and Frank and her daughter Norma Hartman.