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Mrs. Mabel C. Duewel, 102, of Amelia Island, FL, passed away at The Retreat at Osprey Village on Saturday, March 19, 2016.
She was born on October 21, 1913 in Elgin, IL, the only child of William and Caroline Schween. Mrs. Duewel resided in Elgin until moving to Amelia Island in 2001. She was a secretary at Elgin Watch Case Co. where she met Louis M. Duewel of Dundee, IL. After their marriage in 1939, Mrs. Duewel stayed home to raise their family.
Mrs. Duewel was a devout Christian and demonstrated her faith every day. She was highly creative and enjoyed painting oils, needlework, and a variety of other crafts. She also enjoyed solving jigsaw puzzles and cooking. Her wonderful sense of humor will be missed.
She leaves behind two sons, Jerry (Cindy) Duewel of Saint Johns, FL, and James Duewel of Amelia Island, FL.
A graveside memorial service will be held at a date to be determined at River Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in West Dundee, IL with Pastor David Bohyer of Grace Evangelical Church officiating. Mrs. Duewel will be laid to rest beside her husband of 58 years, Louis M. Duewel, who passed away in 1997.