Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Herbert R. Abel
Service: July 1, 2014
Herbert R. Abel
Herbert R. Abel, age 94 of Watertown, passed away on Friday afternoon June 27, 2014 at the Clearview Nursing Home in Juneau.
Herbert Richard Abel was born on October 3, 1919 in Wisconsin, the son of Arthur and Ida (Stueber) Abel. Herb was a member of the US Army serving in WWII. On March 3, 1947 he married Helen M. Maas. She preceded him in death on July 12, 2010. Herb was employed at Durant – Eaton Corp. in Watertown until his retirement. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. Herb enjoyed the outdoors and loved wildlife.
Herb is survived by two sons; Kenneth (Thalia) Abel of Omaha, NE and Ronald (Darla) Abel of Watertown, one daughter; Marsha Raitmaier of Waukesha, four grandchildren; Chris (Lee Ann) Abel, Megan (Jim) Rubocki, Aaron (Kendra) Abel and Ashley Abel, three great-grandchildren; Riley Rubocki, Miles Rubocki and Leighton Rubocki, one brother; Arthur (Faye) Abel of Ames, IA, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Herb was also preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Margaret Stenzel and Irma Weihert.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday July 1, 2014 at 10 am at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Rodney Warnecke of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown officiating. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9 am until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the charity of one’s choice. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown are serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
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