David A. Abbas
David A. Abbas, 69, of Kanawha passed away Sunday, September 26, 2010 at his home.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-6 PM on Friday, October 1, 2010 at Ewing Funeral Home, 118 East Second Street, in Kanawha. A graveside service will follow at 6:30 PM at Amsterdam Township Cemetery in Kanawha with Pastor Steve Schulz officiating.
David Allen Abbas was born September 27th 1940 at Belmond Memorial Hospital to George and Alice (Thompson) Abbas of Kanawha, Iowa. David was the eldest of three boys.
David graduated from Kanawha High School in 1958. David attended college at Upper Iowa University for one year before coming home to help his father farm. In 1959 David was hired to work for the Hancock County Bridge Crew and from there operated heavy equipment. After working 39 ½ years for the County David retired in 1999.
David was united in marriage to Lois Jean Michelson of Kanawha on July 20th 1962. They had two children. Tracy and Dan.
David had a life long passion for hunting and fishing as well as trapping over the years. He enjoyed flowers and yard work.
David is survived by two brothers: Tom Abbas of Waterloo and Bob Abbas of Cedar Falls; his two children: Tracy Abbas Lillard of Van Meter, IA and Dan Abbas of Kanawha and three grandchildren Katie Brown, Jake Abbas and Briana Abbas.