May 27, 2024

Jetmore – June D. Abel, 77, passed away October 21, 2017 at Hodgeman County Health Center, Jetmore.
She was born June 20, 1940 in Mangus, Colorado, the daughter of Jack D. and Bertha M. Law Fakes. She was a retired dispatcher for the Hodgeman County Sheriff Office where she worked for 34 years. She also worked at the Hodgeman County Long Term Care Center for many years.
She was a member of Church of Christ and Jetmore American Legion Auxiliary.
On October 10, 1960, she married Burton Ray Abel in San Rosa, New Mexico. He passed away July 16, 1994.
Survivors include: three sons, Larry Abel, Alex, OK, Lonnie Abel, Garfield, Jeffery Abel, Jetmore; daughter, Bertha Harris, Maysville, OK; three sisters, Jenny Kennet, Basin, WY, Max Cole, California, Linda Patton, Dodge City and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jackie Johnson.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairmount Cemetery, Jetmore, with Pastor Cyd Stein presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore.
Memorials may be given to the American Legion Auxiliary in care of Beckwith Funeral Home, Box 663 Jetmore, KS 67854. Condolences may be left at