Thomas L. Abels, age 68, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021, 

at his home in Mendon.


Born August 1, 1953, in Coldwater, he was a son of Wilfred B. "Bill" 

Abels and Rose Mary Birkmeyer Abels Yaney, who preceded him in 

death, along with a brother & sister-in-law: Dick & Wilma Abels.


Tom is survived by a brother & 2 sisters: Jerry Abels of Denver, 

Colorado, Tina ( Steve ) Temple of Celina, and Mary Abels of Lima.


A 1971 graduate of Coldwater High School, he had been employed at 

Cooper Farms in St. Henry for over 20 years.  Tom enjoyed fishing and 

watching football, and was an Ohio State Buckeyes fan.


Calling Hours will be held at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home

in Celina, on Wednesday, August 11, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., with Funeral 

Services immediately following at 7:00.  Deacon Joe Rios will officiate.


Burial will take place at a later date at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coldwater.


Condolences can be expressed to Tom's family at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com










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