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Martin V. Abilez Sr.

Obituary Condolences

Abilez, Martin V. Sr. 76, of Fairmont City, IL, born May 26, 1929 in Del Rio, TX, died on Thur., Jan.12, 2006 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL.
Martin worked a total of 36 years as a proprietor of barber shops, most notably at the Railway Exchange Bldg. and Chemical Bldg. in St. Louis, MO. During this time he also managed a family-owned real estate business. Martin was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a devoted family man, as a husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andres and Eliasar, (nee Vidaurri) Abilez.
He is survived by his wife, Margarita G. 'Lupe' (nee Guardado) Abilez; 5 children, Marty (Lisa) Abilez, Jr. of Maryville, IL, Rebecca (Ted) Klutho of Crestwood, MO, Michelle Rene (Bob) Crain of O'Fallon, IL, Ed (Laura) Abilez of Ballwin, MO and Robert Abilez of Chicago, IL; 5 grandchildren, Audrey, Jacob and Parker Crain, Eddie Jr. & David Abilez; 2 sisters, Amelia Key of Fairmont City, IL and Audelia Torres of Junction, TX.
Memorials may be made to Gateway Regional Hospice.Services: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. on Sun., Jan. 15, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL. Funeral Services 11A.M. Mon., Jan. 16, 2006 at Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, IL. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Jan. 15 to Jan. 22, 2006
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