Abel, David

DAVID ABEL, 94, of Wabash, IN, retired elder, died on October 25, 2022.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at McDonald Funeral Home in Wabash.

David is survived by his two sons, David Leroy (Marcia Gienapp) Abel II of Valparaiso, IN, Frederick Abel of Irvine, CA; one daughter, Ruth (Terry) Canfield of Greensburg, IN; four grandsons, Christian (Theresa) Abel, Daniel (Tracy) Abel, Josh Canfield, and Nate Canfield; one granddaughter, Katie Abel; and six great-grandchildren, Anneliese Abel, Walter Abel, Louis Abel, Peter Abel, Lorelei Abel, and Dean Abel.

Preferred memorials are to be directed to the Lighthouse Mission in Wabash in care of McDonald Funeral Home.

Condolences may be left for the family on the funeral home website or sent to David Abel, 161 S. 450 W., Valparaiso, IN 46385.

David served Delphi UMC (1965-1973), Warsaw Trinity UMC (1973-1981), Hammond Christ UMC (1981-1982), Yorktown UMC (1982-1985), Waterloo UMC (1985-1990), Portland Asbury UMC (1990-1991), Kokomo Poplar Grove UMC (1991-1999), Young America Center (1991-1999), Wabash Bethel UMC (2000-2001), Wabash Salem UMC (2000-2001), Wabash Church of Savior UMC (2001-2005), Wabash Lebanon UMC (2001-2004), and Pilchers Chapel UMC (2009-2010).