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Obituary: Aberle

Carol Ray Aberle, 85, Fairbury, died at 9:22 am Thursday, April 7, 2022 at OSF St. James-John Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac.

Her funeral will be at 10:00 am Monday, April 11, 2022 at the First United Methodist Church, Fairbury with Pastor Paul Wier officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.

Visitation will be 2:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9:00 to 9:45 am Monday at the church. The family suggests memorials be given to the Carol Aberle memorial fund.

Mrs. Aberle was born August 20, 1936 in rural Chatsworth the daughter of Raymond and Norma Gillette Martin. She married Lloyd E. Aberle on August 7, 1955 in Chatsworth. He survives in Fairbury.

Other survivors include 3 sons, David L. (Carol) Aberle, Washington; Kent Aberle, Atlanta, Georgia; Brian (Audrey) Aberle, Eagle, Colorado; one daughter, Julie (Gregg) Timmons, Grapevine, TX; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; 2 sisters; Delores (Charles) Haberkorn, Fairbury; Shirley (Erwin) Krumwiede, Beardstown and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by 1 sister, Dorothy Hubly.

Mrs. Aberle was a 1954 graduate of Chatsworth High School and had been employed as a cook at the Prairie Central High School.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Fairbury its Mary Martha Circle and Happy Mediums. She enjoyed playing bridge and gardening. She was a member of the Fairbury Garden Club. She served on the Fairbury Fair Board and was a very active participate with its Floral Hall.

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