With sadness we announce that Stanley Thomas Zabawa, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on September 30th, 2021. He was 57.
Stanley was predeceased by his parents, John and Regina, his brother, JJ, and his niece, Erin. Stanley is survived by his sister, Lynda, his brothers, Ronald and Brian, and his niece, Heather.
Stan brought joy, humor and kindness to all who knew and loved him, and he freely shared those qualities with everyone around him. He will be forever loved and remembered dearly. We will cherish the bright memories and all the laughs Stan shared with us through the years.
The family will be holding a private service in memory of Stan.
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Stan Zabawa, aka Letterman, was a legend at Centennial High School, class of 1982. Particularily in basketball, he was the proverbial sixth man as he could bring the crowd to a raucous level with his original cheers and antics. Stan was quiet and reserved in the classroom, somewhat an introvert, but when he began to get the crowd going, we saw another side of Stan. I feel honored to have known Stan and call him a friend. Stan was one of a kind!! God Bless you Stan, and my condolences to the family.
Duane Carlson, retired Centennial Teacher