Ethel Annable
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Ethel Annable
  • November 22, 1931 - October 14, 2017
  • Temple, Texas

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Ethel Drutjons Annable, age 85, of Temple, Texas passed away on Saturday October 14, 2017. Ethel was born November 22, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York to William and Marie Drutjons.

Ethel is survived by her spouse, H. Rodman Annable; sister Marion Swensen; sister-in-law, Evelyn Morris; son Rodman Annable; daughter Victoria Samadi; daughter Constance Jacklet; two nephews and family, three grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Ethel was preceded in death by father William Drutjons and mother Marie Drutjons.

Ethel attended St. Stephen's Lutheran Church and was a graduate of Prospect Heights High School.

Ethel married H. Rodman Annable on September 26, 1954. She worked as a synchronized swimmer, secretary, and office manager. She enjoyed puzzles, cards, crafts, and mysteries. She loved being a fulltime Grandma and became known as "Nana with the Clay."

A visitation for Ethel will be held Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ethel's memory may be made to Salvation Army or to a charity of your choice.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.crawfordbowerstemple.com for the Annable family.