Daniel L. Abel

ABEL, DANIEL L.; age 53; of Waterford; passed away on July 2, 2011. Daniel grew up in West Bloomfield, graduated from Detroit Catholic Central High School where he played football, basketball, and baseball, and attended Central Michigan University. He enjoyed spending time with his family as well as boating and fishing. Daniel was also active in many charities, where he took great pride in helping others. He was a supervisor for Basic Rubber and Plastics in Walled Lake and has been with the company for a majority of his working career. Dear son of Myron and Lorene Abel; beloved father of Anne Marie (Jeff) Hauser, Mary (Fiancé Ian Drost) Abel, Daniel Abel, Abigail Abel; dear brother of Michael Abel, Dave Abel, Elizabeth (Kyle) Ziegler, Cynthia (Stephan) Morley, Matthew (Rochelle) Abel, Christopher (Vickie) Abel and his best friend since grade school, Tom Smith. Daniel is also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends. Daniel was preceded in death by his son, Jordan B. Abel. The Memorial Mass will be Monday, July 11, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 9086 Hutchins Road, White Lake. The Memorial Visitation will be Sunday from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Road, White Lake. There will be a Rosary and Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will be at church to greet friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until the Memorial Mass. Please visit
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Elton Black & Son Funeral Home
1233 Union Lake Road White Lake, MI 48386
(248) 363-7135
Published in The Oakland Press on July 9, 2011