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Lawrence A. Abel
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1916
Balta
Pierce County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 2001
Minot
Ward County
North Dakota, USA

Lawrence A. Abel, 84, Minot, died March 12, 2001, in his home of natural causes.

He was born on September 24, 1916 in Balta, ND, the son of Lawrence N. and Theresa (Zacher) Abel. He was raised and attended school in Balta. He worked as a mechanic in Balta for a time. He married Margaret Hoffart in Esmond, ND on October 9, 1939. They moved to Minot in 1943. He worked as a machinist at Motor Service during World War II because his two brothers were already serving their country. He remained there until the war was over. He worked in construction for several contractors in Minot. He later worked as a mechanic for Hancock Motors, which became St. Croix Motors in Minot. He maintained his mechanic's position through the early 1980's. He was semi-retired, but remained active fixing and remodeling different projects. He loved to tinker in his shop in the backyard. He was an avid reader and enjoyed woodworking, birdwatching and small appliance repair.

He was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot.

His parents, grandson, Michael Abel; and three brothers, John, Ted, and Fred Abel preceded him in death. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Hoffart Abel (1917 - 2010)
 
Burial:
Rosehill Memorial Park
Minot
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
 
Maintained by: Union48
Originally Created by: ForgetMeNot
Record added: Apr 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68568617
Lawrence A. Abel
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Lawrence A. Abel
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Lawrence A. Abel
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 Added: Jun. 9, 2011

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