Hamilton County


Earl Lee Abbott




Earl Lee Abbott was born June 30, 1927 to Howard Elisha and Pearl M. Abbott. He died Feb. 12, 2014 and is buried in Cass Center Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Earl served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

His Obituary:

Earl Abbott, 86, of Webster City, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge.

Earl Lee Abbott, son of Elisha Howard and Pearl Weiss Abbott, was born June 30, 1927 on a farm north of Webster City. He attended Cass Center # 3 rural school and graduated from Webster City High School in 1944. He married Donna Jean Robb on March 24, 1945 at the United Methodist Church in Webster City. He served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Earl worked at Harry Brim Furniture, he owned his own trucking company for 8 years, Maudlin Construction for 30 years, Weavers Construction for a short time, and Martin Marietta for ten years as a foreman and heavy equipment operator. Mrs. Abbott died December 30, 1991.

He is survived by his children, Janice (Bob) Moen of Webster City, Charles (Sandra) Abbott of Stratford, Diane (Butch) Weber, Sandra (Bruce) Ratcliff and Clifford "Chip" (Jackie) Abbott, all of Webster City; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 10 step- great-grandchildren; brother, Ray Abbott of Webster City; many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Russell Abbott; sisters, Grace Dakin and Ethel Schnell and long time companion, Val Maile.

Earl was a member of the New Testament Church of Christ, American Legion Post # 191, the VFW, Hamilton County Military Family Support Group and a former member of the Moose Family Center. In 2011 Earl and his son Charlie, went on a Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. giving tribute to W.W. II veterans.

Source: ancestry.com