|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 2, 2010|
*** IN LOVING MEMORY OF ***
Lillian Magdalene (Oelmann) Abbas was born on Tuesday; August 20, 1918 at her family's home in rural Austinville; Butler County, Iowa. Lillian was the daughter of Arend and Nettie (Neuburger) Oelmann. She graduated from Ackley High School in 1935 and attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls after which she taught in various country schools. Lillian was united in marriage to Irvin R. Abbas in Austinville on May 22, 1946. Irvin and Lillian farmed in the Alden area where Lillian was a homemaker and worked at General Publishing Company in Iowa Falls. She was a former member of the Iowa Falls Christian Reformed Church and a current member of the Austinville Christian Reformed Church. Lillian enjoyed playing the organ and piano at church, lead Bible studies, and taught Sunday school. Lillian won many purple ribbons at the fair for her cooking, enjoyed quilting, reading, gardening, having coffee and cookies with her many friends, and cooking for her family. Lillian Magdalene (Oelmann) Abbas, age 91, passed away on Tuesday; March 2, 2010 at the Crestview Nursing Home in Webster City; Hamilton County, Iowa. Those left to mourn her passing are: Her daughters: Linda Jass and her husband Tom of Brandon, SD; Shirley Johnson of Lake Park, IA; Lavonne Breitenkanp and her husband Bill of Webster City, IA; Grandchildren: Luke Jass of Sioux Falls, SD; Leah May and Rob of Sioux Falls; Maria Coughlin and Devin of Brandon; Jacob Jass and Cindy of Humboldt, SD; Matthew Johnson and Molly of Cherokee, IA; Nathaniel Johnson of Lake Park; William Breitenkamp of Webster City, Magdalene Breitenkamp of Webster City; Abigail Breitenkamp of Webster City: 5 great-grandchildren; a sister Evelyn Stockdale Sherman and husband Irvin of Colorado Springs, CO; a brother, Wallace Oelmann and wife Jeanette of Aplington; and two sisters-in-law, Florence Oelmann of Ackley and Mildred Rewerts of Parkersburg.
Lillian was preceded in death by her husband Irvin R. Abbas; parents, Arend and Nettie Oelmann; brothers, Charles (Ruth) Oelmann and Raymond Oelmann; and bother-in-law, Darrell Stockdale. May they rest in peace. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday at the Austinville Christian Reformed Church with burial in the Alden Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 Thursday at the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. Surls Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Irvin R Abbas (1917 - 2000)*
Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49286574
May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!|
Added: Mar. 6, 2010