Twila Lucille Abbuhl, age 81, died on May 24, 2013 after a long illness, at the Laurie Ann Nursing Home in Newton Falls, Ohio.
She was born on May 30, 1931 in Deerfield, Ohio to Harlow A. and Vernice L. (Ellison) Loomis. She graduated from Deerfield High School in 1949 and was married to Robert L. Abbuhl on November 27, 1949. Twila attended the Deerfield Friends Church and the Palmyra Methodist Church. She enjoyed doing needlepoint crafts, jigsaw puzzles, and reading. She also enjoyed attending the many events and activities in which her grandchildren were involved.
She is survived by five sons, Michael (Patty), Alan (Mary Jo), Dennis (Shauna), and Ronald (Donna) of Diamond, OH, and Richard (Jill) of Deerfield, OH. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and by brothers: Raymond (Ruth) Loomis of Fort Wayne, IN; Glenn (Mary) Loomis of Dalton, OH; and Walter (Dolly) Loomis of Oceola, IN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, and her sister Dorothy J. Stanton.
Friends will be received at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. where funeral services, officiated by Pastor Don Booth will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Deerfield Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made in Twila's name to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Ohio Buckeye Chapter, 6155 Rockside Rd. Suite 202, Independence, Ohio 44131.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Laurie Ann Nursing Home in Newton Falls, Oh. and Harbor Lights Hospice for the special care and compassion given Twila.