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GRABER, Harold Devere


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 12/4/2010 at 13:43:03

"The Fairfield Ledger", Monday, November 29, 2010, Page 8

GRABER, Harold Devere -- Harold Devere GRABER, age 83, of Lockridge passed away at home Saturday, November 27, 2010.

A memorial service wilth Military Rites will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at First United Methodist Church with Pastors Mike Metz and Nate Nims officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Lockridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust or American Diabetes Association. Cards and memorials may be sent c/o Paul Graber 205 W. Washington Ave. Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Harold was born in rural Lockridge on June 7, 1927, to Bernard S. and Nellie HOLLANDER GRABER. He married Grace Edna CONRAD on November 22, 1951. She passed away on December 20, 2009.

Harold lived in Fairfield for 25 years (1951-1976) and then moved to Lockridge. He is a Veteran of WWII, where he served with the U.S. Navy. He was also a billing supervisor for Louden Machinery Co. for 40 years.

Harold is survived by 6 children: Marilyn (Norbert) FUEST of Darien Center, NY, Paul (Nohema) GRABER of Fairfield, IA, Tom (Barbara) GRABER of Dallas, TX, Jim (Deanne) GRABER of Bettendorf, IA, Bill (Diane) GRABER of Iowa City, IA and John GRABER of Des Moines, IA, 14 grandchildren: Beth HULSHOFF, Tom FUEST, Tim FUEST, Andy FUEST, Christian GRABER, Jared GRABER, Nohema Marie GRABER, Anna GRABER, Elizabeth GRABER, Tommy GRABER, Seth GRABER, Hillary MILO, Hannah GRABER and Sarah GRABER, 2 great-grandchildren: Ellianna FUEST and Caleb FUEST and 1 brother: Carl GRABER of Lockridge, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Bernard and Nellie GRABER and his beloved wife: Grace Edna GRABER.


"The Fairfield Ledger", Monday, December 20, 2010, Page 8

Announcement from Behner Funeral Home & Crematory:

Online condolences may be sent via www.behnerfh.com.

Memorial Service with Military Rites

Harold Devere GRABER

Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mike Metz and the Rev. Nate Nims officiating. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, American Diabetes Society or Disabled American Veterans Charitable Trust. Cards and memorials may be sent in care of Paul Graber, 205 W. Washington Ave., Fairfield, IA 52556.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

[Note: At the time Grace Edna passed away, it was not stated where she would be buried. Through a friend in the Fairfield area it was learned that she was cremated and her ashes are to be interred at the same time as Harold's.]

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