|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 2004|
St. Louis County
Mabel A. King, 78, of Nett Lake, died Monday, January 12, 2004, at the home of her daughter, Kim King, in Angora, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on March 23, 1925, at Mahnomen, Minn., the daughter of Romain and Rose (Saice) Villebrun. When she was 15 years old, she moved with her family to Nett Lake. She married Donald King on October 22, 1946, in Duluth. Mabel was a devoted Catholic, and participated on the Elder Committee of the Bois Forte Reservation.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking, fishing, sewing, baking, bingo, trips with the Elders, and especially spending time with her family and special friends. Mabel will truly be missed and fondly remembered by many. She was the last surviving sibling of her 13 brothers and sisters. "We Love you Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandmother"
She is survived by 3 sons, Donnie (Kathy) King of Zim, Roger (Kim) King of Virginia, and Daniel King of Virginia; 6 daughters, Paulette Salevac of Sacramento, Calif., Trudy King of Indian Point-Orr, Yvonne King of Orr, Kim King of Angora, Anette Font of Virginia, and Jodi (Mike) Kleinbrook of Mpls.,; special daughter-in-law, Karen King of Chisholm,;,; 24 Grandchildren, 43 Great Grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, and special friend Mary Barto Plesha of Virginia.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald on Oct. 24, 1994,; 2 sons, Dale and Wesley King,; 1 daughter, Joyce Hoagland, 8 brothers, Frank, Stanley, Jackie, Elmer, "Tiny", Raymond, Earl and Milo "Buster" Villebrun; 4 sisters, Carol "Sis" Tenant, Marie "Chickadee" Bellanger, Josephine "Tootie" Bedeau, and Noreen LaRoque.
SERVICES: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 noon on Friday (Jan. 16th), at the Nett Lake Community Center. Fr. Raymond Kirtz, O.M.I., will be the celebrant. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday at the center. The casket bearers will be Mabel's grandsons: Wesley King, Cory King, Jesse Richter, Rocky King, Wayne King, and Charlie Myhre. Interment will be in Nett Lake. Arrangements are with the Mlaker Funeral Home, Cook.
Nett Lake Cemetery
St. Louis County
Created by: JudyH
Record added: Jan 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64421137