TRUMAN – Memorial services for Mabel Hawk, 101, of Truman, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Zaharia Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Truman. Inurnment will be in Westford Cemetery, rural Truman. Mabel died on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Truman Senior Living. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mabel Ellen Samuelson was born Oct. 13, 1912, in Mapleton Township, rural Blue Earth County, Minn., to Charles and Myrtle (Greeley) Samuelson. She attended several schools and graduated from Mapleton High School. Mabel was united in marriage to Vern Hawk. She worked at Finnegan’s Grocery store in Mapleton. Mabel later worked at the Chat and Chew in Truman as a cook. Mabel enjoyed gardening flowers and vegetables. She also loved word search. Mabel was a member of her beloved Truman Church of Christ.
Mabel is survived by her daughter, Neva Sickler, of Mapleton, Minn.; one stepdaughter, Kathy Gillman of Del Norte, Colo.; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern; one daughter, Nina Jans; and one stepdaughter, Carmen Hedin.