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 Floyd J Abel

Floyd J Abel

Birth
Fosston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA
Death 3 Feb 2002 (aged 73)
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Burial Victoria, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6284490 · View Source
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He was an Army veteran, serving in Korea from 1949-1952

"Floyd J. Abel, 73, Victoria, died at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. He was born June 4, 1928 in Fosston, Minn., the son of John and Bertha Bennett Abel. He married Janice Gilson on Feb. 5, 1955 in Galesburg. She died Aug. 5, 1986. Surviving are one daughter, Debra Richards, Oneida; two sons, Mark (Donna) Abel, Galesburg, and Scott (Theresa) Abel, Oneida; four sisters, Betty (Gene) Howard, Galesburg, Dorothea (Dale) Bonney, Gilson, Darlene (LaVern) Thurman, Abingdon, and Marlene (Royal) Moore, London Mills; seven grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, an infant sister and twin grandchildren. He was an Army veteran, serving in Korea from 1949-52. He owned and operated Floyd's Market in Victoria for 21 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of Little John Conservation Club and Victoria American Legion Post 726. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel, with the Rev. Marty Briney officiating. Burial was in Victoria Cemetery where military honors were conducted by American Legion Post 726. Memorials may be made to Little John Conservation Club or Victoria Methodist Church."





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Florence Banks
  • Added: 23 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6284490
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Floyd J Abel (4 Jun 1928–3 Feb 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6284490, citing Victoria Cemetery, Victoria, Knox County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .