|Esther Dorothy Hein Abels|
|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1917|
|Death: ||May 18, 2009|
Esther, 92, Coldwater, died at the Gardens at St. Henry.
She was a daughter of Jacob and Frances (Knapke) Hein. On Jul 6, 1939, in Coldwater, she married Leo Abels, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Larry (Barb), Clayton; three daughters, Phyllis (Jim) Hall, Gloucester, VA, Mary Lee (Ed) Gehret, Willowdell, and Linda (Joe) Knapschaefer, Coldwater; a sister, Mary Kay (Gene) Tangeman, Coldwater; a brother-in-law, Ben Schmitz, Fort Recovery; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Elking, Chickasaw; sixteen grandchildrena and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
Decease is a brother, Elmer.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, and St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality, both Coldwater, St. Cecelia Knights of St. John, Catholic Knights, Cassella, and St. Mary's Ladies Sodality, Philothea. She volunteered at Briarwood Manor, Coldwater, Coldwater Elementary Cafeteria and the Bloodmobile.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at the church, with Rev. Richard Walling officiating.
Leo Edward Abels (1912 - 1973)
Saint Marys Cemetery
Plot: New Section, Row 3
Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
Record added: May 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37277853