Abigail N. Augerbright, 79, of Centreville, went to be with her heavenly father Friday afternoon, Oct. 1, 2010, at Fairview Living Centre in Centreville.
She was born March 11, 1931, in Sturgis, a daughter of the late Charles and Zella (DeLong) Schrader.
On Nov. 24, 1965, she married John Hanselman in Sturgis. The marriage ended with his passing Feb. 12, 1970.
She then married Paul E. Augerbright on May 15, 1971, and this marriage also ended with his passing Jan. 4, 1999.
Abigail had been employed by Schrader’s Domestic, Bev’s Restaurant and the Green Briar Motor Inn. She enjoyed fishing, following the Detroit Tigers and Lions and loved time spent with her grandchildren.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Fairview Living Center for the love and care their grandmother and mother received from the doctors, nurses and staff.
She is survived by a daughter, Edith (Terry) Moore of Centreville; five grandchildren, Hope (Ralph) Bauder of White Pigeon, April (Phil) Ackerman of LaGrange, Ind., Donald (Matt) Flynn-Mahan of St. Louis, Mo., Victoria Flynn of Sturgis and Shane (Don) Urick of Sturgis; 10 great-grandchildren, Ralph Bauder, II, Dannie Ray Bauder, Mistie Bauder, Rachel Studeman, Owen Akerman, Kayla Salens, John Ryan, Taylor Belleau and Sara Urick, three great great grandsons, Jayden Salens, Kayson Salens and Nathaniel Nickles; a brother Leslie (Kathy) Schrader of Colon; brothers-in-law Millard Earl (Martine) Harvey of Colon and Earl (Lorraine) Augerbright of Colon; and many nieces and nephews.
She is now with her parents, twin daughters, Bonnie and Veroil Jo Alleshouse, great-grandson Tylor James Studeman, six sisters, two brothers, son Dannie Joe Hanselman, two great-nephews, Jason Ray Schrader and Clayton James Pappas and niece Edith Davis and nephew Ray Davis in heaven.
The family will receive friends from 4-6:45 p.m. Friday at the Hackman Family Funeral Homes Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Road, Sturgis, where funeral services celebrating the life of Abigail Augerbright will begin at 7 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Larry McKay of the Spirit of Truth Family Worship Church of Three Rivers will officiate. In accordance with her wishes, cremation will follow the service.
Memorial donations to the family would be appreciated, c/o: Hope Bauder, 69080 Wallowa Road, White Pigeon, MI 49099, to help with expenses.