Carl "Abe" Abrahamson, 71, peacefully passed away at his home in Kyle surrounded by his family. He was born on June 24, 1936 in Clinton, Massachusetts, to Carl and Stella Abrahamson. Abe proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and retired as a Master Sergeant. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #304 and retired from Motorola. Abe is survived by his loving wife Nancy Abrahamson of Kyle, Tex.; son, Thomas Abrahamson of Schertz, Tex.; daughter, Nanette Pyle and husband Drew of Converse, Tex.; step-sons, Gordon Thorpe and James Barnes of Plattsburg, MO; sister, Joy Picard and husband Edward of Greenville, RI; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial Chapel, 6300 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin, Texas.