Stephen Ableman (1944 - 2014)

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Stephen Eugene Ableman


Stephen Eugene Ableman, 69, of Cleveland, SC, husband of Carol J. Ableman, died Monday, February 17, 2014.

Born in Baraboo, WI, he was a son of Alice Mae Getschman Ableman and the late Berwyn Eugene.

Mr. Ableman served in the US Air Force and was a former co-owner of Instrumentation Services, Inc. Stephen was a man of God and a member of Taylors First Baptist Church.

In addition to his loving wife of 20 years, he is survived by sons, Paul Ableman of Travelers Rest, Mark Ableman of Cartersville, GA, and Timothy Brown of Greenville; sisters, Marie Hoffer, Lisa Shadel both of Portage, WI, and Alice Ableman of MN; brother, Bill Ableman of Seattle, WA; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Brown.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. A memorial service will be held Friday, February 21, 2014 in the Chapel of Taylors First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 771, Greenville, SC 29602.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest.


Funeral Home
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733
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Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 19, 2014