October 30, 2010
Mabel L West, 80 of Urbana, passed away, Saturday, October 30, 2010 in the Mercy McAuley Center, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born December 5, 1929 in Urbana, Ohio the daughter of Pearl Franklin and Sarah (Mason) Holland.
Mabel was a fun person that everyone enjoyed being around. She loved to listen to music, dance, go shopping and Ostrich racing. She was a member of the VFW in Phoenix.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Dawn Slusher and Thomas Eugene Slusher, her great grandchildren, Curtis, Ashley, Michael, Jack, Aryanna, Robert, Jesse and Wyatt all of Phoenix, AZ; her sisters, Saundra S. (Bill) Glidden and Myrna (Jack) Gibson, both of Urbana; her brothers, Robert Holland of Urbana and Edward Holland of Indiana, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins of several generations.
Mabel is preceded in death by her parents, her son, William Thomas Slusher, her sisters, Betty Skaggs, Lily Wolfenbarger, Mary Imel and Jean Taylor, her brothers, James, Edward, Ted and her twin, Mark.
Mabel’s wishes were to be cremated and no services. Her family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Aijaz Ahmed, the nursing staff at the Mercy McAuley Center and to Community Mercy Hospice. The family has entrusted VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.