SEBRING- Anabel Herold, 86, of Beloit passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at her home. Anabel was born on Jan. 6, 1926, in Beloit, the daughter of the late Harry C. and Charlotte "Lottie" (Barber) Haberland. She was a clerk at the Quaker City IGA and a member of the Pine Lake Church of Christ, the George D. Worth Auxiliary Post # 574 and the Damascus Area Garden Club. She enjoyed traveling on bus tours, flowers, gardening, mowing her grass, baking, sewing and bird watching and was an avid Cleveland Indians Fan.
Survivors include her son, Jim (Vicki) Herold of Beloit; daughter, Joyce (George) McKeown of Salem; eight grandchildren, Nikki McDorman, Carla Welling, Kimberly McKeown, Melinda McKeown, Lindsey Sanor, Tyler McKeown, Christina Herold and David Waffler; and six great-grandchildren, Allie Woolf, Luke Woolf, Mollie McDorman, Kamryn McDorman, Jensen Sanor and Michael Waffler. Anabel is also survived by a sister, Edna Fryfogle, and a brother, Ron Whetstone. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip O. Herold; a daughter, Joanne (Herold) Waffler; and a sister, Mary Yoder.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Baker officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, and one half hour prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in Beloit. Memorial contributions may be made in Anabel's honor to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue / Bob Hope Road, Miami FL 33136-1494; American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123-1718; or Lifebanc, PO Box 74174, Cleveland OH 44194-4174. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.