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Gabel, Nicholas George 1875-1955


Posted By: Bruce Atkinson (email)
Date: 10/29/2007 at 23:57:10

George Gabel
George Gabel, long-time Merrill resident, passed away at Akron on February 15, following a sickness which lasted more than 2Ĺ years. He was 79 years, 11 months and 17 days of age.
Mr. Gabel was born February 28, 1875 in Carroll county, Iowa. He came to Plymouth county at the age of 11, and farmed in Plymouth county until 1943, when he retired to Merrill.
Mr. Gabel was married to Sarah Taylor at her home near Merrill on March 15, 1899.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 18 at the Plymouth Presbyterian church near Brunsville under direction of the Mauer funeral home. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Rev. C. R. Kruse officiating. Remains will be taken to the home in Merrill, and will remain there until time for the services.
Survivors include the widow, Sarah of Merrill; two daughters, Mrs. Verna Fagan of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Mrs. Vera Atkinson of Merrill; a son, Cloyd Gabel of Merrill; 7 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a brother Leo Gabel of Bath, S.D., and a sister, Mrs. Mary Bohlken of Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Gabel was preceded in death by two sons, 6 brothers, and three sisters. He was an elder in Plymouth Presbyterian church, and a member of the Menís Brotherhood.
LeMars Globe Post (LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa) of 17 February 1955.

Here to Attend George Gabel Rites
Casket bearers for George Gabel, 79, whose funeral was held last Friday, were six nephews:
Ralph Gabel, Le Mars; Vinton and Raymond Gabel, Alcester, S. D.; Games [Gene] , Eldon, and James Gabel, Akron, Ia.
Re1atives who came from a distance were Mrs. Verna Fagan, Mrs. Leona Crandall and daughter Linda, Colorado Springs, Col.; Leo Gabel, Bath, S. Dak., and son Vinton, Aberdeen, S. Dak.
Charles Wahl, Sr. , Dorothy Wahl and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wahl, Jr. , Pierson, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Sampson, Aurelia, Ia.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gabel, Alcester, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Spenkelink, Onawa, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bellander, Dallas, S. D.; Eugene Rahn, Hamil, S. D.; Roy Gabel, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Yankovich, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sweet, Mr. and Mrs. John Coates, all of Sioux City, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bell of Cherokee, Ia.
LeMars Sentinel (LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa) of 23 February 1955.


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