Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Abelts in:
 • Viola Cemetery
 • Viola
 • Richland County
 • Wisconsin
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Gertrude Wanda Jones Abelt
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 15, 1915
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 17, 2009
Vernon County
Wisconsin, USA

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. 
Family links: 
  Walter Perry Jones (1890 - 1956)
  Hazel I Barnes Jones (1893 - 1984)
  Fred W. Abelt (1912 - 2005)
Viola Cemetery
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: El Memorializer
Record added: Jul 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39121093
Gertrude Wanda <i>Jones</i> Abelt
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Silent Stories
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

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
- Laura Burbie
 Added: Aug. 28, 2012

- El Memorializer
 Added: Dec. 7, 2009

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service