|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1948|
|Death: ||Apr. 19, 2010|
Rockford (Mercer County)
Dick, 61, Celina, died at 3:37 p.m., at The Laurels of Shane Hill.
He was a son to Wilfred B. and Rosemary (Birkmeyer) Abels. His mother survives in Celina. He married Wilma Henderson, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Jeff Wicker, Celina; two daughters, Angela Abels and Pamela (Charles) Archer, all Celina; two brothers, Jerry, Denver, CO, and Tom (Lynn), Rockford; two sisters, Tina (Steve) Temple, Celina, and Mary Abels, Lima; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He retired from International Harvester, Fort Wayne, Ind., and was a subcontractor for Time Warner Cable. He was a 1966 graduate of Coldwater High School. He also was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he graduated from aircraft mechanics school. He served in the Vietnam War as an aircraft mechanic and was awarded a Bronze Star. He was a member of AMVETS Post in Celina and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina.
Services are at the church.
Wilfred B Abels (1924 - 1955)
Wilma C Henderson Abels (1939 - 2011)*
Dayton National Cemetery
Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51478592
I loved you first and I loved you longer Until the Twelfth of Never. Phoenix1967-1969|
Added: Dec. 18, 2012
US AIR FORCE VIETNAM BRONZE STAR - You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!|
Added: Jun. 2, 2010