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William Francis Abel
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1906
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1971

Parents: Frank M. Abel and Nettie E. Long

Siblings: George Harold Abel, Kenneth Abel, Dwight Abel, Mildred Abel Higgins, and Mary Abel Holder

Wife: Reva Vernon Crabtree

Children: Shirley Frances Abel Holcomb and Sharon Kay Abel Brinker

Obituary: Columbus Republic 27 Apr 1971
Francis Abel Dies After Heart Attack

Francis Abel, 64, of 365 South National road, a retired employe of the Pennsylvania railroad, died unexpectedly today at his home. Cause of death was an apparent heart attack. Mr. Abel retired from the railroad in 1962 and had been an employe at Lincoln center from 1966 until the time of his death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Reed funeral home by the Rev. Charles London. Persons may call after noon Wednesday. Burial will be at Garland Brook cemetery.

Mr. Abel was born Nov. 18, 1906, in Columbus, the son of Frank and Nettie Long Abel. He married the former Reva Crabtree on Dec. 16, 1940, and she survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Miss Sharon Kay Abel, at home, an Mrs. Shirley Frances Holcomb of Triangle Trailer court; three brothers, Harold Abel of 910 Beechtree drive, Kenneth Abel of 1301 Twenty-fifth street, and Dwight Abel of 2535 California street; two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Higgins of 2890 Nineteenth street and Mrs. Mary Holder of Hope route 1; and three grandsons.
Garland Brook Cemetery
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jun 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27403024
William Francis Abel
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
William Francis Abel
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