Mabel M. (Ward) Mount

Born: Tue., Sep. 28, 1920
Died: Sat., Apr. 21, 2018


Funeral Service

10:30 AM Tue., Apr. 24, 2018
Location: Rash-Gude Funeral Home


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Mabel Marie Mount went home to the arms of our Savior on April 21, 2018 at the age of 97 years.

Mabel was born on September 28, 1920 in Hamburg, IA; the daughter of Albert and Viola (Booker) Ward.  She married Marvin Mount on October 6, 1939 in Rock Port, MO and to this union two daughters were born.

Mabel spent most of her adult life working at Interstate Nurseries in Hamburg.  She retired in 1983 after some 35 years of working there.  She also did volunteer work at the Hamburg Hospital after her retirement.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church and also attended Percival Community Church; her faith in God was apparent in her everyday activities.

She loved playing cards with her friends, working word games in puzzle books, gardening, and shopping with her friends.

Living in Hamburg all of her life, she found solace in the last years of her life being close to those old friends she loved the most.  She moved to the Ambassador in Sidney in 2017 but managed to live on her own up until then.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters:  Karolyn Hartman and husband Donald (Doc) of Waverly, NE and Linda Leyden and husband Gary of Lincoln, NE; five grandchildren:  Cindy Boever (Mark), Scotty Hartman (Sue), Darren Beason, Denny Beason (Kimberly) and Danielle Beason; 13 great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mabel was preceded in death by her husband Marvin, her parents and her five sisters.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday (April 24) at 10:30 a.m. at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg with her dear friend Pastor Blaine Pritchett officating.  Burial will be in the Mt. Olive Cemetery southeast of Hamburg.

Memorials may be given to the Hamburg Rescue.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, but her memory will live on in our hearts forever.

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Diane Smith Cowden Randel
   Posted Sun April 22, 2018
Karoline and family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. She was a wonderful person. I sure miss my Mother, but thankful she had 91 years. Lots of prayers sent for your loss.

Darren R Beason
   Posted Sun April 22, 2018
We will love you always grandma!! Take your rightful place in heaven and please watch over us.

Beverly Oyler
   Posted Mon April 23, 2018

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With Love from Your Nieces in California


Danielle Beason
   Posted Mon April 23, 2018
I love you Grandma Mabel. Forever and always. You are my soul spirit and I am positive I get my bullheaded rottenness from you and I ADORE that. I couldn't have asked for a better grandma. I am happy you are finally home with grandpa. Love you this much. Thank you for all of our precious memories.

NANCY Ruth Butler
   Posted Mon April 23, 2018
I Am Sure you are so happy to be with your love ones will miss our phone calls, miss your sweet voice of comfort May God bless you and his light shine forever for you

Jackie (Mount) Melkonian
   Posted Wed April 25, 2018
Rest in peace Aunt Mabel...give a hug to mom and dad and Uncle Marvin for us. We love you....Jackie & John Melkonian and family.

Kathie Mount Drung
   Posted Wed April 25, 2018
Such fond memories of my Aunt Mabel ... my favorite was when we would come from California to visit, she always say to me “ now tell me again .. which kid are you?”
So sad to hear of your passing and so very happy that you are finally home. So many waiting for your return.
All my love to my cousins Karolyn and Linda .. and their families.
My God wrap you in his arms as you grieve the loss of your beloved Mother.
Love you!
Kathie Mount Drung


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