Obit: Abel, Daniel (1860 - 1929)
Surnames: ABEL MILLER YILEK JOHNSON MARTIN
----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10/17/1929
Abel, Daniel (10 OCT 1860 - 10 OCT 1929)
Daniel Abel of Abbotsford, Wis., formerly of Loyal, Clark County, Wis., was killed in an automobile accident on his sixty-ninth birthday, Oct. 10, 1929, near Algoma, Iowa.
David Abel was born Oct. 10, 1860 in the Province of Ontario, Canada. He came to the United States when a young man and soon became a citizen.
He was married at Pattersonville, Iowa in 1885 to Estella Miller. To this union were born four children, one dying in infancy. They lived in Rock Valley, Iowa until 1895, when they moved to Toledo, Iowa. In 1920 they came to Loyal, Wis., where his wife died Dec. 12, 1925. About a year ago he moved to Abbotsford.
He had been spending the winters in Florida and had stated south last Monday, going through Iowa, where he was intending to visit relatives and friends.
He leaves to mourn his loss two sons and one daughter: Harry of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and William of Des Moines, Iowa; and Mrs. Grace Yilek of Granton; also six grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Harry Johnson of Artesia, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Martin of Winona, Ont., Canada. Also other relatives and a host of friends.
He was a loving father and a devoted husband.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church in Loyal, Monday, Oct. 14th, at 2 o'clock, Rev. Wadding officiating. The pallbearers were the Messrs. M. Seidelman, W. Seidelman, Kiester, Kronberger, Shellman and Wedhl.
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