|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1862|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 1929|
Thursday, 14 November 1929, Elkader, IA, Clayton County Register, p4, c6:
August Carl Abel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Abel, was born in Garnavillo, Iowa, on February 15, 1862 and died at the home of his son Wayne, near Volga City, Iowa, on Wednesday, November 6th, 1929 shortly before the noon hour, at the age of 67 years, eight months, and 21 days.
On May 1, 1898, he was married in Elkader to Mamie Moon. For a number of years he made his home with his son Wayne and family, first on a farm near Motor, and for the last three years on the farm where he died.
He is survived by nine children, four daughters and five sons: Mrs. Fern Coolidge, of Lewistown, Mont., Mrs. Ninabell Hulbert, of Volga City, Iowa, Wayne Abel, Volga City, Iowa, Mrs. Violet Behn, of Elkader, Donald Abel, McGregor, Harvey Abel, Sparta, Wis., Loren Abel, Lewistown, Mont., Corwin and Grace Abel, of Oelwein. He also leaves four grandchildren and four brothers: Julius, of Dubuque, Edward, of Guttenberg, Ferdinand, of Monona.
He was preceded in death by one brother, John, and three sisters: Mrs. Ida Schuette, of Postville, Mrs. Mary Wirkler, of Monona and Mrs. Edward Sheffert, of Luana.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the late home near Volga and at two o'clock in the Evangelical church here. Burial was made in the Garnavillo cemetery with the Rev. C. H. Franke of this place officiating.
Henry Hans Hermann Abel (1823 - 1898)
Augusta Eleonore Oppermann Abel (1831 - 1896)
Carrie Mae Abel Brown (1890 - 1951)*
August Carl Abel (1862 - 1929)
Ferdinand George Abel (1876 - 1942)*
Garnavillo (Old Town Cemetery)
Created by: Rosemary Royce Schullery
Record added: Dec 04, 2011
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