Mabel Aufdenberg

Monday, September 17, 2007

Mabel L. Aufdenberg, age 96, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at Jackson Manor.

She was born Sept. 16, 1911, in Frohna, Mo., daughter of the late Henry and Alma Koenig Mangels. She and Victor L. Aufdenberg were married Oct. 2, 1938. He passed away Jan. 17, 1999.

Mabel was baptized on Sept. 18, 1911, and confirmed on April 5, 1925 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna.

She worked at the former International Shoe Factory in Jackson for 25 years.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson for 75 years, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Jackson and a former member of the St. Paul Lutheran School PTA.

Loving survivors include a daughter, Vicki L. (Jim) Outman of Jackson; two grandsons, Dr. James (Michelle) Outmann III of Cape Girardeau, Jonathan "Kris" (Stacey) Outman of Jackson; a granddaughter, Kelley (Jim) Brown of Jackson; and seven great-grandchildren, Parker and Paeton Outman, Emerson and Ella Outman, Adam, Olivia and Aaron Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruby Abbott and Leona Ponder; and two brothers, Erwald and Oscar Mangels.

Friends may call between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Johnson officiating.

Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Paul Lutheran School or Saxony Lutheran High School.

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