Ina A. Abendroth

Ina A. Abendroth, 83, of Brownstown, died at 12:04 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care, Vandalia.

Funeral services was at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at Fairview United Methodist Church, rural St. Elmo, with Rev. Nate Adams and Rev. John Heicher officiating. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 20 at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home, Brownstown and one hour prior to service time at the church. Memorials may be made to Fairview Cemetery Association of the donor’s choice.

Ina Alene Abendroth was born on Friday, Jan. 12, 1934 in St. Elmo, IL to James J. and Lucy A. (Knaus) Feezel. She married Orville E. Abendroth on January 13, 1951, and he preceded her in death in 1998. In addition to raising her family, she had worked as a waitress and housekeeper. She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church, Golden Years Club, Royal Neighbors, Loudon Home Extension, and Sports Boosters. She was also inductee of the St. Elmo Wall of Fame. She also a long-time president of the Browntown-St. Elmo Little League.

She is survived by: her sons, Johnnie Ray Abendroth, Brownstown; Michael A. (Wilma) Abendroth, St. Louis; Paul H. (Carol) Abendroth, Altamont; Mark G. (Tina) Abendroth, Vandalia; and Timothy C. (Rachel) Abendroth, Goodlettsville, TN; brother: Elmer Feezel, Brownstown; sisters: Elizabeth Johnson, Taylorville and Georgianna Schultz, Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Ronnie in infancy; brothers, Clyde, Claude, and James W. ‘Bill’ Feezel; sister, Gerry Lou and grandson, Josh.

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