Glendon Charles Abel, 90
Dec. 22, 1925 ó June 18, 2016
Glendon Charles Abel, 90, of West Bend, entered eternal life June 18, 2016.
Glen was born Dec. 22, 1925, in the town of Forest to the late Herbert and Florence (nee Balthazor) Abel. During World War II, he served his country honorably in the United States Navy and later married Ursula Thull on Sept. 25, 1946, at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael. He was a journeyman electrician and a member of IBEW Local 494. Glen loved to spend time at his cottage up north and enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage.
Glen is survived by his wife, Ursula; eight children, Russell (Mary R.) Abel, Barbara Johnston, Paul (friend Kathy) Abel, Diane Abel, Michael (Mary B.) Abel, Beverly (Jeff) Kenkel, Kathleen Abel and Randall (Robin) Abel; 14 grandchildren, Corey, Tara, Brett, Laura, Mark, Carrie, Robyn, Rachel, Ryan, Ashley, Jordanne, Kelvin, Mitchell and Arianna; 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Gloria Krayjewski; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Glen was preceded in death by his sister, Lucine Alfke.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend). The family will greet relatives and friends Thursday at the church from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass at 6 p.m. Burial of Glenís cremated remains will take place in Washington County Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of St. Josephís Hospital and Horizon Hospice for their care and compassion.
Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Glenís arrangements. Online guestbook and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.