Felix Fabie passed away unexpectedly at the age of 68 on Friday, June 8, 2018. He was born March 13, 1950. He is survived by his wife and best friend Helen of 44 years, his brother, Theodore Fabie of Michigan, his foster family, Alice, Marty, Bernie, Danny, Tracy, Ida, Shirley, Pat, and Mary and many other family members and friends. He was preceded in passing by brothers Pedro Fabie and Bill Stelter.
Felix was born and raised in Kent, WA. He graduated from Kent Meridian High School in 1968. He then served in the U.S. Navy for 6 years and was assigned to the USS Archerfish based in Groton, CT. Felix and Helen returned to WA in 1976 where he spent his career working as a journeyman electrician. He had many interests – stained glass, soccer, travel, cruising, building and remodeling homes, racquetball on Thursdays and Saturdays, the stock market, cooking and meeting and talking with new people all the time, everywhere he went.
In 2016, Felix and Helen purchased their retirement dream home in Steilacoom. He enjoyed working on it for the past 2 years, making it their own.
Felix was a man of honor and integrity and an inspiration to all. Felix was always so positive and happy and wanted everyone to be that way. A life fully lived, he will be greatly missed by all who came in contact with him.
A military service will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St., Kent, WA on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 11:30 am. A celebration of Felix’s life will immediately follow at St. John the Baptist hall, 25810 156th Ave. SE, Covington, WA.