Dolores Abeln, age 87 of Dell Rapids, SD (formerly of Mitchell, SD) passed away with her family present on Sunday, May 30, 2016 at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center, in Dell Rapids, SD. Celebration of Life Service will be 3:00 PM Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Will Funeral Chapel with burial at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Will Funeral Chapel.
Dolores Kousman, daughter of Anton and Clara (Bergquist) Kousman, was born December 15, 1928 in Mankato, MN. She worked in food service in various positions including Mitchell Schools and the Elks Club. She married Harold Abeln on October 20, 1947.
She is survived by her six children, Mike (Diane) Abeln, Coon Rapids, MN, Jerry (Emajoe) Abeln, Memphis, TN, Dave (Kathy) Abeln, Ft. Pierre, SD, Nancy (Greg) Haggerty, Dell Rapids, SD, Doug (Debbie) Abeln, Sioux Falls, SD, Steve (Julie) Abeln, Anchorage, AK; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; a brother, Don Kousman.
Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; her parents; a sister and a brother.
In lieu of flowers memorials preferred. On-line condolences may be left at Will Funeral Chapel.