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
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,
Brazil and South Korea.
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.
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.