Obit: Abel, Edwin William #2 (1900 - 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Abel, Schwarze, Vine, Christopherson, Martens, Kovisto, Holmes

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/18/1974

Abel, Edwin William (7 July 1900 – 11 July 1974)

Edwin William Abel, 74, lifelong resident of Greenwood, died at his home early last Thursday morning of acute myocardial infraction. He had been dismissed Wednesday from the hospital in Neillsville, where he had been a patient for three weeks.

Mr. Abel, son of William and Meta (Schwarze) Abel, was born July 7, 1900, in the Town of Eaton. He received his education in the Greenwood schools. He was married September 25, 1929, in Greenwood to Fern Vine, who survives. After their marriage the couple settled on a farm two and one-half miles west of Greenwood and had lived there since.

Surviving besides his wife are: a son, Richard, of Greenwood; three daughters: Mrs. Gordon (Shirley) Christopherson of Greenwood, Mrs. Timothy (LaVerne) Martens of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Donald (Joan) Kovisto of Lake Nebagamon; 11 grandchildren and a brother, Theodore Abel of Greenwood.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood. The Rev. Lee Holmes of Marshfield officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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