Lowell Willis "Abe" Abramson

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Wasilla resident Lowell Willis "Abe" Abramson, 58, died Nov. 25, 2007, at home.
Services will be at 3 p.m. March 19 at Fort Richardson National Cemetery. The family is requesting flowers at the services.
Mr. Abramson was born Oct. 13, 1949, in Madera, Calif., to Willis and Virginia Abramson. He graduated from high school in 1968, then joined the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Abramson was a veteran of the Vietnam War. In July 1980, he retired with the rank of master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft electrician.
Mr. Abramson was then employed with the civil service at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif. He retired from the Air Force reserve in 1996, then became an Alaska resident. During the last 10 years of his career, he was employed with Swiss Port, Alaska Airlines, Raytheon, Polar Air Cargo and UPS as an aircraft mechanic technician.
His hobbies included hunting, fishing, spending time with family, friends and his beloved labs Duke and Bosco, and spending many hours in his hot tub that looked over the lake in his backyard.
"Abe was a very hard-working man, and he will be missed by many," his family wrote.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Virginia Abramson, and sister, Lexie Wooten.
Survivors are his wife, Tracy Abramson of Wasilla; daughter, Brandy Martenze of Ogden, Utah; stepchildren, Scarlett (Kevin) La Stair and Spencer Hall of Wasilla; sister, Janice (Vernon); nephews, Jimmy and Jeff Cook of Washington and Garland and Jerry Wooten of California; and grandchildren, Brody, Dylan, Trayce, Braylyn, Max and Belle.
Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or www.cancer.org.
Arrangements were with Valley Funeral Homes and Crematory of Wasilla.

Published in Anchorage Daily News on Dec. 23, 2007