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Ralph Michael Abel
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1893
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1941
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XXXIV, No . 27 - October 2, 1941 - pp 566, 567

Abel.-Ralph, son of Milton and Ida Abel, was born in Elkhart Co., Ind., on March 31, 1893. His father died when Ralph was 2 _ years old. His great-aunt, Mrs. Lena Mikel, took Ralph into her home and cared for him as her own. On July 22, 1916 he was married to Edna Pletcher. To this union were born the following children: Paul, Robert M. and Kathryn. Mr. Abel was a carpenter and contractor. On July 7 he was working on a building and the part where he was working gave way and he was thrown to the ground, falling about 20 feet, which resulted in death. On July 11 he passed into eternity. On the morning before his death he called on God for mercy and accepted Christ as his Saviour and was baptized upon confession of his faith, having claimed forgiveness of sins and gave evidence of acceptance. He leave to mourn his departure his companion, 3 children, and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services held at the Olive Mennonite Church conducted by Bros. D. Paul Huffman and D. A. Yoder.

Family links: 
  Milton O Abel (1870 - 1896)
  Ida Culp Abel (1872 - 1946)
  Edna Pletcher Abel (1896 - 1974)
  Paul Abel (1916 - 2005)*
  Kathryn Miriam Abel Weaver (1926 - 2012)*
  Ralph Michael Abel (1893 - 1941)
  Hilda Naomi Abel Bevington (1905 - 1985)**
  Jennie Marie Abel Bevington (1908 - 2001)**
*Calculated relationship
Olive Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Aug 27, 2008
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Ralph Michael Abel
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 Added: Aug. 18, 2014

- Daniel Pletcher
 Added: Mar. 8, 2014
Rest in Peace Ralph. From a Pletcher decendant.
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Sep. 20, 2011
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