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Timmie "Tim" L. Abell


Oct. 21, 1954 - Nov. 6, 2019

Fairfield, NE resident Timmie “Tim” L. Abell, 65, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, NE.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Clay Center Christian Church in Clay Center, NE with Pastor Arick Johanson officiating. Following the services in Clay Center a funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 11, 2019, at Powers Funeral Home in Afton, IA with Richard Cummings officiating. The family request casual attire. Interment will follow the services Monday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton, IA. Visitation will be Friday, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Clay Center, NE and Sunday, from Noon until 4 p.m., with the family present from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., at Powers Funeral Home in Afton, IA.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.

Tim was born October 21, 1954, to Charles William “Bill” and Elizabeth Ferne Abell in Creston, IA. He graduated from East Union High School in 1972. On September 23, 1972, he married Connie Sue Whited and to this union, two children were born. Tim was employed with several different farmers and Winterset Hybrids before taking a position with NC+ in Hastings, NE in 1981. He was employed with NC+ for 24 years before accepting a position with Remington Seeds in Hastings, NE where he was employed until his health forced him to retire.

Tim enjoyed John Deere antique tractors, camping, fishing gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Abell of Fairfield, NE; son, Ernie (Debbie) Abell of Arispe, IA; daughter, Carmen (Terry) McBride of Davenport, NE; 5 grandchildren, Dakota McBride; Colton Abell; Cora McBride; Colby Abell; and Taylor McBride; 2 foster grandchildren, Terry B. (Brooke) McBride; Carolyn Lang; brother, Tan (Terrie) Abell of Creston, IA; and his mother, Ferne Abell of Creston, IA.

He was preceded in death by his father; 2 infant sisters; his grandparents; mother-in-law; father-in-law; and his brother-in-law.

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Nov. 10, 2019
Alicia Gundlach
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I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday
Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear. I don't know where I heard this but it gave me comfort may it do the same for you.

Nov. 8, 2019
Bobbie Itzen
Friend
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So sorry to hear the news. Take comfort in the memories that you shared

Nov. 8, 2019
Larry and LuAnn Zimmerman
Friends
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Connie, Ernie, Carmen and Fern, So sorry about Tims passing! We will miss him! Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all.

Nov. 8, 2019
Butch & Suzy Hassler
friends
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My families hearts are with you and your family.

Nov. 8, 2019
Dixie and Marshal Burgmaier
Friends
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Sending our sincere sympathy for your loss to Connie and family. It has been a long haul for all of you . May you all find peace now . Love to all of you

Nov. 8, 2019
Christine Abell-Sharp
Cousin
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So very sorry for your loss.

Nov. 7, 2019
Susan short
Friend
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I am so sorry Connie...Tim put up a darn good fight! But he is at peace now and you will see him again because love never dies!d

Nov. 7, 2019
Patricia Vacek and Mike Amundson
Friend
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Our deepest sympathies for your loss Tim will be missed our hearts go out to you and your family

Nov. 7, 2019
Theresa/Gary Palmer
Friends
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So sorry to hear this. We have so many fond memories of our times spent together. Prayers and ((hugs)) for you all He rests at peace now.

Nov. 7, 2019
Patty Siefkas Barkema
Cousin
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So sorry to hear this, thoughts and prayers to Connie and family.

Nov. 7, 2019
Bernie and Sandy Hinrichs
Neighbor
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So sorry, I hope that we can be of help getting you through this very difficult time, Connie. Tim and you have been great neighbors. Prayers that you may find comfort in all those around you That care more than you can even imagine. Send Love.

Nov. 7, 2019
Alta Coate
Friend and neighbor
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So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Nov. 7, 2019
Rich Rundlett
Friend
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So sorry to hear this. You have our deepest sympathy and prayers!

Nov. 7, 2019
Aimee Ramold
Friend
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I'm so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Nov. 7, 2019
Linda Wsalker
Friends
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Connie, Ernie and Carmen, David and I send our deepest sympathies to you and your family. May God keep his loving arms around you now and in the days to come. May he also give you peace and comfort during this time. Heaven was blessed with another special angel.

Nov. 7, 2019
Brenda Bandt
Friend
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Our deepest sympathies over the loss of Tim. Prayers of comfort and strength sent during these difficult days.

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