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Clara Marie Knabe Abel
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1898
Death: Apr. 28, 1999

CLARA MARIE ABEL, 100, Pittsfield, Illinois, died a 2 A.M., Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield.
She was born December 28, 1898, at Donnellson, the daughter of Adam and Mary Schmidt Knabe. She married Leroy Abel, October 19, 1929, at St. Charles, Missouri. He preceded her in death March 17, 1991.
She was a housewife. She moved to Pittsfield from Donnellson in 1991, after her husbands death. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Donnellson and attended the first Christian Church in Pittsfield, Illinois.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Gaylord(Aletha) Rhodes, Pittsfield, Illinois; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two infant brothers.
Friends may call after 1 P.M. Friday, April 30, at Hofbauer Funeral Home in Donnellson. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, May 1, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Judy Holcomb officiating. Burial will be in the Evangelical Cemetery, Donnellson.
A memorial has been established for St. Paul's Church and contributions may be left at Hofbauer Funeral Home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Adam Knabe (1861 - 1938)
  Mary Schmidt Knabe (1858 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  LeRoy S Abel (1904 - 1991)
 
 Sibling:
  Esther Marilyn Knabe Abel (1896 - 1978)*
  Clara Marie Knabe Abel (1898 - 1999)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evangelical Cemetery
Donnellson
Lee County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: kir99
Record added: Mar 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86200472
Clara Marie <i>Knabe</i> Abel
Added by: kir99
 
 
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