Obit: Abel, Louisa
(1875 - 1949)
Surnames: ABEL FRANZ LAUBE ELMER WENDT
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 08/??/1949
Abel, Louisa (6 DEC 1875 - 11 AUG 1949)
Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) - Mrs. Frank H. Abel, 73, a resident of Greenwood for 67 years, died yesterday morning about 6:10 o’clock at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Laube, in Colby. She had been visiting there for the last week.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in her home, 5 ½ miles southwest of Greenwood, and at West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church at 2 p.m. The Rev. J.C. Klingeberger will officiate.
The body will lie in state at the Schiller Funeral Home until Sunday morning. Burial will be made in the West Side Cemetery.
Mrs. Abel, the former Louisa Franz, was born Dec. 6, 1875, in Sheboygan, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. August Franz. She married Frank Abel Sept. 29, 1897. They observed their golden wedding anniversary in 1947.
Following their marriage the couple moved to their present home and have lived there ever since. Her husband survives her.
Also surviving Mrs. Abel are three daughters and two sons, Mrs. Carl (Laura) Laube, Colby; Mrs. Walter (Ella) Elmer, Milwaukee; Mrs. Adolph (Florine) Wendt, Owen; and Otto and Adolph Abel, both of Greenwood. Two sons died in infancy. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren. One sister and three brothers preceded her in death.
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