Archive for Monday, October 9, 2006

Obituary — George Abel


October 9, 2006

Mass of Christian Burial for George Abel, 78, Eudora, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will be in the Holy Family Cemetery in Eudora.

Mr. Abel died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at his home.

He was born Aug. 25, 1928, on the family farm in Eudora, the son of Otto and Sarah W. Neis Abel.

He married Mary Komer on Jan. 7, 1951, in Eudora. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include five sons, George R. Abel, Emporia, Gary M. Abel, Mulvane, and Danny C. Abel, Ronald M. Abel, and Chris N. Abel, all of Eudora; four daughters, Kathy Abel Laws, Ottawa, JoAnn D. Mott, Belvue, Mary Jane Harris, Eudora; Becky L. Huslig Andover; a brother, Carl M. Abel, Eudora; three sisters, Minnie Fesmire, Olathe, Elva Kindred, Eudora, and Marion Shutt, Lawrence; 34 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sons, Michael J. Abel; Paul O. Abel and Don M. Abel; and two sisters, Annetta Wright and Violet Kimberling.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary/Eudora Chapel, Eudora. A prayer service will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to Holy Family Catholic Cemetery or to the charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of the mortuary, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora 66025.

Online condolences may be sent to, subject: Abel.

A full obituary will appear in Thursday's issue of The Eudora News.

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