Robert Eugene C. Abel was born the youngest of four children to Charles and Martha (Knadjl) Abel Feb. 16, 1940, on the family farm in Mason City. He passed from this life Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at his home in Talmo, Kan. He was 72 years of age.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters Arlene Harnagel and Charlene Lymber.
Bob will be forever remembered by Marilyn, his wife of almost 49 years; his daughters, Teresa Abel of Cambridge UK and Kathy Abel-Tillou and husband Russ of Richmond, Calif.; special niece, Jana Harnagel-VanHook and husband Bryan, Omaha; special nephew Jay Harnagel and wife Judy of Miller; brother, Richard Abel and wife Barbarao of Montrose, Colo.; brother-in-law, Joe Chizek and wife Dee of Cuba, Kan.; and sister-in-law, Cecilia Seachord and husband Harold of Wymore.
A memorial service celebrating Bob’s life was Aug. 14, at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home in Belleville, Kan. Family inurnment will be at a later date
Published in Custer County Chief, Aug. 16, 2012