AURORA - Crystal Dawn Abbott, 26, of Aurora died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Litzenberg Memorial County Hospital in Central City.
Memorial services were Thursday at Higby-McQuiston Chapel in Aurora.
Ms. Abbott was born Feb. 8, 1982, at Grand Island to Barry Lee and Marilyn Sue (Dahnke) Abbott.
Survivors of the immediate family include her children, Jasmin, Nikki and Coral; her mother, Marilyn Bottorf of Aurora and a sister, Cindy Smith of Aurora.
Also left to cherish her memory are her grandmother Mary Dahnke of Stratton and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
She was raised in Grand Island. Crystal attended school in Grand Island and St. Paul. Crystal worked at Fonner Park Keno in Grand island, Shell Gas Station and Casey's in Aurora.
She was preceded in death by her father and grandfather, Bob Dahnke.
Condolences may be emailed to the family through the mortuary Web site at www.higbymortuary.com. Sign the guest book at theindependent.com/obits.
A heart of gold stopped beating
two shinning eyes at rest
God Broke our hearts to prove
He only takes the best
God knows you had to leave
but you did not go alone
for part of us went with you
the day he took you home
To some you are forgotten
to others just part of the past
but to us who loved and lost you
the memory will always last.