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Bellville Times

Funeral services for Elsie Abell, 91, of Sealy were held Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Cemetery with Rev. Peter Conaty officiaitng.

The former Miss Elsie Kopecky was born to parents Frank and Louise Minks Kopecky in Wallis. She was raised in Wallis and attended Wallis Public School. Mrs. Abell was owner of the Hitching Post Restaurant in Galveston, Granny's Place Restaurant in Sealy, and later in her life worked at the Sealy Independent School District in the cafeteria. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy.

Mrs. Abell died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 in Angleton.

Survivors include her grandchildren and spouses, Susan Conaty and Peter of West Columbia, and David Johnson and Beth of Lake Jackson, brother George Kopecky of Call, Texas, great grandchildren Luke, Benjamin and Tallie Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Loise Kopecky, husbands Martin Hansen and John Abell, daughter Betty Johnson and sister Louise Hartman.

Funeral services were held under the direction of the Kenesek Family Funeral
Chapel in Sealy.

Posted by Joy Neely

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