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Rada Mae Leeson Abels
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1897
Rochester
Andrew County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1975
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Rada Mae Leeson Abels died at age 78 at the St. Joseph Hospital In St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri due to pneumonitis (had for 3 days prior to her death), pyleonephritis (kidney infection), and she also had siginficant history of Organic Brain Syndrome (now called dementia). She was Born February 1, 1897 in Missouri City, Fort Bend, Texas. She was the daughter of George William Leeson and Cynthia Mae Massie Leeson. She had 11 siblings: James William Leeson (1894-1971), Charles Leeson (1896-1925), James Leeson, (1898-?), Zella Massie Leeson (1900-1903), Harry T. Leeson (1900-1939), George "Archie" Leeson (1903-1977), Harry T. Leeson (1903-1939), Carl G. Leeson (1910-1990), Leroy "Roy" D. Leeson, Dorothy Leeson (1916-?), and Thomas Leeson (1921-2004).

She married Thomas George Abels on April 10, 1919 at the age of 22. To their union they had seven children: Thomas George Abels (1887-1972), Virginia May Abels Mitchell Miller Keiling (1920-1973), Ida Naomi Ables (1921-2001), Florida Lee Abels (1922-2006), Mary Edith Abels (1924-2010), Rachel Elizabeth Abels (1927-1999), and William T. Ables (1929-1999).

She was a homemaker and a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is buried next to her husband at the City of Savannah Cemetery, Andrew County. 
 
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 Parents:
  George William Leeson (1863 - 1946)
  Cynthia Mae Massie Leeson (1875 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas George Abels (1887 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Virginia May Abels Mitchell Miller Keling (1920 - 1973)*
  Virginia Mae Keling (1920 - 1973)*
  Ida Naomi Abels Barth (1921 - 2001)*
  Florida Lee Abels Holstrom (1922 - 2006)*
  Mary Edith Abels (1924 - 2010)*
  Rachel Elizabeth Abels Rice (1927 - 1999)*
  William Thomas Abels (1929 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Wesley Leeson (1894 - 1971)*
  Charles Leeson (1896 - 1925)*
  Rada Mae Leeson Abels (1897 - 1975)
  Harry Leeson (1900 - 1939)*
  Zella Massie Leeson (1900 - 1903)*
  Carl George Leeson (1910 - 1990)*
  Leroy D. Leeson (1913 - 1980)*
  Dorothy May Leeson Coy (1917 - 2012)*
  Thomas Leeson (1921 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Savannah Cemetery
Savannah
Andrew County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Heattown
Originally Created by: A. Coats
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60572227
Rada Mae <i>Leeson</i> Abels
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Rada Mae <i>Leeson</i> Abels
Added by: A. Coats
 
Rada Mae <i>Leeson</i> Abels
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Added by: Joyce Cordonnier
 
 
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1st Cousin 1x of Lois Leeson Long
- K_boodle
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
For a beautiful lady
- A. Coats
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
I love grandmother I so much miss you
- kerwin abels
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014
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