August 9, 1929 – October 12, 2018
Born in California
Resided in Gilroy, CA
Mildred M. “Millie” Abel passed away in Gilroy at the age of 89. She was born in California and lived at Merrill Gardens Retirement Center in Gilroy for 5 years and enjoyed their activities very much. She enjoyed sewing baby clothes for Project Linus and sewed hundreds of clothes and thoroughly enjoyed and loved it.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James Abel and her son, Glen Shropshire, who died in Vietnam. She is survived by her daughter, Cathy Shropshire of Georgia and her two step sons, Reed Abel of Texas and Steve Abel of Las Vegas, NV. She is also survived by grandchildlren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Private cremation will be followed by inurnment at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella. Time and date will appear on this site.
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