|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1915|
|Death: ||May 17, 2009|
Gertrude W. Abelt, age 93, passed away at Vernon Manor in Viroqua on Sunday, May 17, 2009. She was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Willow Township, Richland County, to Walter and Hazel (Barnes) Jones.
Gertrude married Fred Abelt on Dec. 24, 1936, in Dubuque, Iowa. They spent their lives farming until 1984, when they retired. Gertrude was preceded in death by Fred in December 2005.
She will be missed by their three daughters, Bonnie (Harry) Shird of Waukesha, Wis., Carolyn (Chris) Burton of Reno, Nev., and Lorita (Dennis) Hollenbeck of Rockford, Ill.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, along with many friends.
In addition to Fred and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Leland Jones; and her stepfather, Mike Foreman.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 22, 2009, at noon at the La Farge Free Methodist Church in La Farge. Pastor George Shick will officiate. Burial will be in the Viola Cemetery.
Walter Perry Jones (1890 - 1956)
Hazel I Barnes Jones (1893 - 1984)
Fred W. Abelt (1912 - 2005)
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Grandma....I love and miss you everyday! I have such wonderful memories of you and grandpa and my summers on the farm! :) I am sad that you are both gone from my life, but you are forever in my memories and heart...Till we meet again....Laura/8/28/2012|
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