Mary Lou Repp Abel, 87, of Newton, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, surrounded by the love of her family at the Nelson Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation in Newton.
Mary Lou’s funeral service will begin at 11 a.m, Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the funeral home. The family will greet friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 11 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to the family (please make checks payable to Teresa Ely). Memorials may be left at the funeral home. If you are mailing your memorial to the funeral home, please add, Attn: Abel Family on the envelope.
Those left to cherish Mary Lou’s memory are her children, Tom (Angela) Abel of Newton, Tonda (Tom) Hulbert of Baxter, Toni (Mark) Cupples of Newton, Teresa (Dan) Ely of Newton, Tim (Rachel) Abel of Newton and Tammy Abel of Newton; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Gerald (Betty) Repp of Newton, Donna Jean (Maynard) Mettler of Newton, Carolyn Kay Revell of Newton and Carl (Jane) Repp of Newton. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred; grandson, James Connell III; and sister, Patty Ann Davis.