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Carroll Julius Hebbel

Carroll Julius Hebbel, 90 husband of Carmen P. (Quint) Hebbel of High Street, Ipswich, died Thursday, January 6, 2011, following  a brief illness at the  Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

Born January 17, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of the late Julius and Rose (Graf) Hebbel. He was a graduate of Baltimore Poly-Technical High School and attended Johns Hopkins University, later working  as a draftsman at Baltimore Gas & Electric. In June, 1943 he entered the Army serving with the 879th Engineer Battalion in India & Burma where he operated heavy equipment, building and maintaining airstrips. Upon his honorable discharge he returned and settled in Ipswich where he meticulously restored the 1658 Thomas Lord House.  He continued his career as a civil and hydro-electric engineer working on many projects, including the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Niagara Power Project. Beginning in 1960 he worked on international hydro-electric projects in Taiwan, Ecuador, Argentina, Brazil and South Korea. 

In addition to his wife of  67 years, he is survived by three children, Hollis Hebbel and her husband, JuanPerez of Wilmington, NC, Blaine Hebbel and his wife, Maria of Ipswich, and Bruce Hebbel and his wife, Bianca of Marion;  six grand children, Jonathan Perez of Woodland, CA, Julia Perez of Wilmington NC, Madeline Lennox and her husband Andrew Lennox of Ipswich , Alexander Hebbel of Ipswich, Jacob Hebbel and Benjamin Hebbel both of Marion. He was the brother of the late  Madeline B. Hebbel formerly of Baltimore, MD.

Private arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01936.

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