Mabel Ethel Darton, age 81, of Phelps passed away August 15, 2012 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was born in Phelps, Wisconsin on November 27, 1930, to Arnold and Edith (Nee: Caskey) Severson. Mabel was a graduate of Phelps High School. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Darton on July 15, 1950. They made their home in Conover where they had owned Twin Pine Resort for 28 years. Mabel was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Phelps, and the Phelps Senior Center. She was an avid outdoors woman especially hunting and fishing.
Mabel is survived by two sons; Jeffrey (Gloria) Darton of St. Germain,. WI, and Glen (Diane) Darton of Conover, WI, one daughter; Gail (Donald) Miller of Muskego, WI, and six grandsons; Brad, Brian, John, Ken, Kyle, and Jim. Also surviving is one brother; John Severson, of Neshkoro, WI, and five sisters; Carol Cypher of Dillon, MT, Bobbie Rosner of Eagle River, WI, Betty Hanson of Phelps, WI, Zeda Falk of Yuma, AZ, and Joan (Perry) Renberg of Conover, WI. Mabel is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; Kenneth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 11 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 4464 Town Hall Road, Phelps, with Fr. Robert Koszarek officiating. Visitation will be Monday morning at the church from 10 AM until the time of the mass.
Hildebrand-Russ Funeral Home 715-365-4343 is assisting the family with arrangements. All are invited to light a candle, leave an online condolence, and order floral tributes at hildebrandfh.com