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 Warren F. Able

Warren F. Able

Birth
Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Death 26 May 2014 (aged 82)
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
Burial Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 130875753 · View Source
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age 82

US AIR FORCE VETERAN-SERVED IN ALASKA

of Ft. Myers, FL. and Marlborough, CT.

beloved husband of Patricia (Madden) Able

son of the late Edward and Olga (Ruehl) Able

He had lived in Ft. Myers for the past 22 winters. Prior to his retirement he was an engineer for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT. He was a graduate of Purdue University.

In high school he broke the State of Indiana Indoor Quarter Mile track & field record in 1949. He took up serious bicycle riding in mid-life and rode 285,000 miles in 35 years.

He was an Olympic torch bearer representing Fort Myers in the run to the winter 2002 games in Salt Lake City. In 1994 and 1996 he won 4 gold medals at the Maine Senior Games bicycle riding.

In early retirement Warren and Patricia resided in York Beach, Maine.

from obituary Published in The Hartford Courant on June 1, 2014


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  • Created by: Pat and Billy
  • Added: 4 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 130875753
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Warren F. Able (17 Jun 1931–26 May 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 130875753, citing Green Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Pat and Billy (contributor 47767337) .