Abels, Edgar R.
Obituary Date: 1969-12-11
Information: Funeral services were held Monday at the Ogdin Funeral Home, Parkersburg, for Edgar R. Abels, 75, who was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, Saturday. The Rev. Samuel Harford officiated with burial in Arlington Memorial Gardens. Born in Jackson County, he was a son of the late John and Alice Anderson Abels, and was a retired agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. He was a member of the St. Andrew's Church, North Parkersburg, Kiwanis Club and the IOOF Lodge. A veteran of World War I, he was a life-long resident of West Virginia. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lesta Frankhouser Abels; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Collins, Parkersburg; two brothers, Elliott Abels, Parkersburg and Fred Abels, Williamstown; one sister, Mrs. Laura Rankin, Ft. Myers, Fla.; four grandchildren, Jan Lincicome, Gregory, Jeffrey and Julia Abels.