- June 17, 1915 - October 29, 2010
- Albuquerque, New Mexico
of Anabel's Passing
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“Dear Don and Louise,
You are saying goodbye to a remarkable woman and mom and I share your grief.
1 of 17 | Posted by: Cosmos Dohner - Placitas, NM
“As a very young girl I remember visiting the Umbrage household with my Grandmother, Nettie Butler. Nettie lived just down the street and was a close...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Kerry (Butler) Zesiger
“Even though she was ready to go, and her quality of life had diminished, she was my big sister, and I share your grief at losing her.
I have many...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jack Tischhauser - Durango, CO
“Anabel was a quietly strong woman. She considered others before herself, never liked asking for help but always got her way. I have always loved...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Jo Langford-Fuchs - Seattle, WA
“My Dearest Mother,
You will be missed and thank you for blessing this world with the grace and dignity you had. I am a better person having you as...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Ellen Caristo - Alb., NM
“Lay her i' th' earth, And from her fair and unpolluted flesh May violets spring!
-Hamlet Act 5, scene 1
6 of 17 | Posted by: The Langford-Fuchses; Jo, Ann, Lijah and Daphne
“I shall always remember our visits with you and Jake every year.
You and I liked the same drink.. I hope you get to see Norma in the after life
7 of 17 | Posted by: Clarence Knight - Ogden, UT
“My sincere condolence to all the Umbrage family.
My prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Bro. Mark
8 of 17 | Posted by: Brother Mark Cumrine,O.S.B. - CO
“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. I never had the honor of meeting Anabel but she was a great lady, had a wonderful life and touched...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Kellie Orr - friend
“The world is a poorer place without Anabel. Our hearts are with you!
10 of 17 | Posted by: Bruce and Denise Brantley - NM
“The obituary was excellent. Anabel was the solid rock of the family. I will always remember going to the Umbrage house on 12th Street. I'd ask my...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Jerry McNerney - Pleasanton, CA
“For many years, as a lad growing up, my siblings and I would spend hours and days at our Aunt Anabel's house. It was always filled with kids: our...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: John McNerney - Somers, CT
“You will be missed by many.Looking forward to the day we meet you and Grandpa Jake in heaven with our Lord. Love you-The Weese Family ...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff, Criste ,Cristina,Sigurd,Keegan and Alaric
“I never got to know Anabel but I saw her every Sunday in church at Queen Of Heaven during 7:30am mass. All I can say is that she was a very classy...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Salena Lucero - Albuquerque, NM
“To all of the Umbridges,
My sister, Nina Macaluso Adkins joins me in offering condolences on the passing of your mother. What a legacy she left--we...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Carl A. "Mac" Macaluso - NM
“I will miss you, Mommy! Thanks for being my Mother and for being Anabel!
16 of 17 | Posted by: Cece Weese - Albuquerque, NM
“On behalf of the French Family of Companies, we offer our deepest condolences.
17 of 17 | Posted by: Dante Gutierrez-Zamora - NM
UMBRAGE - Anabel Tischhauser Umbrage passed away October 29, 2010. Anabel was born in Marble, Colorado on June 17, 1915. Her father worked for the railroad and Anabel lived in several small cities throughout the southwest before the family settled in Albuquerque, where Anabel met Jake Umbrage. Anabel married Jake on June 18, 1934. They had celebrated their 69th anniversary shortly before Jake's death on April 26, 2004. The two of them worked side by side for many years first in the grocery business and then in the real estate business. They even tried their hand at ranching and for several years divided their time between Albuquerque and Gunnison, Colorado where they ran a small cattle operation. On more than one occasion, Anabel drove an old De Soto over Monarch Pass in deep snow. The large 2 wheel drive car with no power steering was packed with provisions and children but no cell phone. She sewed, washed and ironed clothes for her husband and 8 children, attended sporting events, school plays, boy scout and brownie meetings, the PTA and made the occasional trip to the principles office. She served as president of the Saint Mary's PTA, and Altar Society at Immaculate Conception Parish. And, like Ginger Rodgers, "she did it going backwards in high heels." Our mother loved the Catholic Church and was an active parishioner at Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Fatima and, in recent years, Queen of Heaven. Anabel was an active member of the Soroptomist International of Albuquerque for many years and served a term as group president. She was a Life Master at Bridge and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also Mrs. Albuquerque in 1956. She had an advantage over the competition because when you are raising 8 children, being a skilled cook and seamstress are necessary survival skills. Anabel and Jake had 8 children, 29 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Her children and their spouses are: Don and Louise Umbrage, Connie and Tom Bradley, Carol and Bob Eldredge, John Umbrage, Ellen and Nick Caristo, Cece Weese, Ric and Ramona Umbrage and Liesa and Fred Morley. She was preceded in death by her husband Jake, son-in-law Tom Bradley, and 2 grandsons, Michael Bradley and Jeremy Weese and a great grandson Timothy. She was also preceded in death by parents John and Pansy Tischhauser and her sister Rosemary McNerney. She is survived by her siblings, Jack and Dick Tischhauser and Eustelle O'Rourke. To those she left behind, her passing is the end of a love story, and the kind of parent we all wish could have and all wish we could be. A family friend who grew up in our neighborhood down by 12th Street and Marquette NW told me one time that she had always wished she was in our family because when she visited our home and passed by daily she had this vision of our home as full of kids and laughter and love, a place bursting at the seams with vitality and love. I believe this is one of the best compliments to Jake and Anabel that I had ever heard. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4 at French ~ University Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE and a Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 5310 Claremont, NE. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Casa Angelica or New Mexico Junior Livestock Foundation. Please visit our online guestbook for Anabel at www.RememberTheirStory.com.
1111 University Blvd. NE