Jeffrey D. Zabel

MANKATO – Services for Jeffrey Dean Zabel, 44, of Mankato, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 105 Hosanna Drive, Mankato.

Zabel died Sunday, May 5, 2013, in an airplane crash. Visitation time will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Hosanna Lutheran Church. Web tributes may be left at

He was born June 7, 1968, in Mankato to Dean and Rachel (Schoenrock) Zabel.

He is survived by his wife, Candy Zabel of Mankato; daughter, Brittany Zabel of Mankato; son, Nicholas Zabel of Mankato; brother, David Zabel of Jordan; mother, Rachel Zabel of Minnesota Lake; and several nieces and nephews.