Her funeral service will be at 11am, Friday, July 27, 2018 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury. Visitation will be 9-11am also at the memorial home in Fairbury on Friday. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Mrs. Hines was born May 15, 1918 in Greenbrier, MO, the daughter of Ned and Lillie (Hovis) Wagner. She married Eugene Hines on December 31, 1939 in Lebanon, IN. Her husband preceded her in death June 7, 2008. Her parents and two brothers, Glenn Wagner and Dale Wagner also preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Janice (Harvey) Schieler, Fairbury; one sister, Marilyn Wagner, Brookfield, WI; four grandchildren, Stephanie (Dave) Wieland, Eric (Nancy) Schieler, Keith (Jodi) Schieler, Suzanne (Nate) Wieland, fifteen great-grandchildren, Austin (Angie) Schieler, Abbey (Clayton) Walder, Erin (Jesse) Rieker, Bryce Wieland, Jarod Schieler, Evan (Krista) Wieland, Paige Schieler, Sydney Wieland, Lauren Schieler, Autumn (Ethan) Sperry, Conner Wieland, Noel Schieler, Quinn Schieler, Kyle Schieler, Aiden Wieland and one great-great-grandson, Jesse Sperry.
Mabel was a 1936 graduate of Fairbury Twp. High School. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Fairbury, Merrymaker’s Club of Fairbury, and belonged to the Livingston County Home Extension. She, along with her husband Gene, enjoyed motorcycle trips and events through the years. They loved to travel and spent many winters in the southern states. Mabel was a beautiful seamstress.
The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to Fairview Haven Retirement Community and to Dr. Sam Steffen for the loving care given to our mother and grandmother.