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Aden E. Appel

from Thursday, August 17, 2000 Central Oregonian

Alden "AL " E. Appel passed away at his home on Saturday, August 12. He was age 66. Mr. Appel was born on May 29, 1934, in Volga South Dakota, the son of Jack and Alma (Olson) Appel.

At the age of 17 he joined the United States Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. After his discharge from the military he moved to Oregon City. He resided there untill moving to Alaska in the mid 1950s where he worked for the Railroad.

In the early 1960s he returned to Oregon and lived in several cities. He married Mabel Hubbard in 1964 in Portland.

The couple resided on Sauvies Island in the early 1970s. He worked for Widing transportation untill his health forced him to retire. In 1981 he and his wife moved to Prineville.

Survivors include his daughters, Jean Anderson of Prineville, Penny Dunham of Oxford, Calif. and Jo Hurst of Prineville: his sons John Hamilton of Prineville, Robert L. Hamilton of Prineville, and Mile Hamilton of Prineville: his brother Bill Appel of St. Helens: His sisters Laourane Lawrence of Oregon City and Dee Connelly of Homer, Alaska: 16 grandchildren, and 6 great- grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1993 and his sister, Joy Gibbs, in January of 2000.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the pioneer memorial Hospital Hospice , 1201 N. Elm, Prineville Oregon.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 18 at 7:00 PM at his residence, 12345 S. Davis Loop, Prineville. It will be officiated by reverend Roger Landers and Mike Hamilton. A time of Sharing will begin at 6:00 PM. at his home and will continue following the memorial service. Internment will be private.