Daniels, Mabel H. 1919-2012
DANIELS, PAGE, SCHAFFER, PRENTICE, BASSETT, SECHOVEC, JOLLY
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Date: 2/4/2018 at 19:29:06
1919 - 2012
Mabel H. Daniels, 93, passed away peacefully September 24, 2012 at Cedar View Health Center in Austin, Texas. She was born May 9, 1919 in New Virginia, Iowa, to Clarence and Marian Page. She lived in Des Moines most of her life, moving to Austin, Texas for her last few years.
She worked during WWII in the Ordinance Plant in Ankeny, Iowa. Later she held two jobs - as a policy specialist at Interstate Assurance Company of Des Moines where she retired in 1984 and as a coat check girl for Johnny & Kay's Hyatt House.
She enjoyed caring for others and remained close to her daughter, Judy and her grandchildren all their lives. She became a member of the Easton Place United Methodist Church on April 2, 1950 and maintained her membership there for close to 60 years. She was also a member of the Methodist Women's Organization and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Mabel is survived by sisters Marilyn Schaffer of Osceola, and Violet Prentice of Louisiana and a brother, Norman Page of Florida; three Grandchildren: Kevin Bassett of Oregon, Kendra Sechovec of Texas and Kristi Bassett of New Jersey, and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. Daniels, daughter, Judith Bassett, sister Flora Belle Jolly and brothers Herman, Gordon, and Corwin Page.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street in Des Moines. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Easton Place United Methodist Church.
A precious one from us is gone,
The voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our hearts
That never can be filled.
(from Frances Marian Page obituary, 1944) ~ The Des Moines (IA) Register Thur 27 Sept 2012.
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