Obituaries Mary Jane Abild

Mary Jane Abild, 83, of Wakonda, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002 in Scottsbluff, NE.

She was born on Aug. 3, 1919 at Wakonda, to John and Mabel (Ward) Dwyer. She attended Frog Creek School and graduated from Wakonda High School. She married Wilferd Abild in 1942 and four children were born of that union. They were married for 44 years.

Mrs. Abild lived her entire life in the Wakonda area. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Wakonda Community Club, Garden Club, First Lutheran Quilters, Senior Citizens, American Legion Auxiliary, Heritage Manor Auxiliary and the Neighborhood Birthday Club.

She worked as an egg grader at the Wakonda Creamery, did drapery sewing, worked as a nurse's aide at the Sunset Manor Nursing Home in Irene and Wakonda Heritage Manor, and served as head cook at Wakonda School.

Her father, John Dwyer, stepfather Mike Ryan, mother Mabel (Dwyer) Ryan, son Peter Abild and husband Wilferd Abild, preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Anderson of Min-atare, NE; two sons, Gordon Abild of Spokane, WA, and Michael Abild and wife Kristi (Olson) Abild of Lake Jackson, TX; seven grandchildren, Greg Scribner, Tim Scribner, Meera Scribner, Travis Scribner, Katharine Abild, Karen Abild and KeAnna Abild; and four great-grandchildren, Tyler Scribner, Elizabeth Scribner, JoAnn Scribner, and Jonathan Scribner.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at First Lutheran Church in Wakonda. Burial followed in Union Cemetery, rural Wakonda.

Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Hansen Funeral Home in Irene.

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