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Graybill, Arno and Lula

GRAYBILL, GREEN, ALLEY, BRUBAKER

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Date: 9/13/2016 at 12:51:25

ARNO AND LULA GRAYBILL
Arno Peter Graybill was a self-educated man and for many years a telephone lineman and maintenance man for the Western Telephone Co. in Carson, Iowa. He was also an efficient carpenter. Arno was born near Wheeler Grove in Pottawattamie Co. on Nov. 3, 1883 and died May 16, 1955. Arno's parents were John A. and Fannie Graybill, both natives of Pottawattamie County. Arno was married to Lula Grace Alley, who was born in Fremont County near Hillsdale, Iowa on June 4, 1886 and died Jan. 19, 1964. Seven children were born to this union: Ruth, Harold, Hope, Cloyd, Bea, Laura and Franklin. Ruth Ora married Stephen Brubaker in 1929 and died at the age of 22 years at the University Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. She left a son Don LaRance, who at the present time is a Principal in the Inter-City School in Des Moines, Iowa. Harold Wayne, has retired from the U.S. Air Force and lives with his wife Lou in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Hope Vera is married to Wayne F. Carr and lives in Carson, Iowa as do their two sons Walter and Ken with their families.. Cloyd LeRoy is also retired from the U. S. Air Force and lives with his wife Irene in Mesa, Arizona. Their son Robert is a student at the Illinois University. Bea Grace died at the age of 16 months. Laura Lucile married Homer Good and lives in Estes Park, Colorado. and they have three sons, William, Richard and Randall. Franklin Arno lives with his wife Jeanne in Fort Collins, Colorado. They have a son Daniel and a daughter Kathy. Franklin is a professor at CSU in Fort Collins and has written several textbooks on Statistics. Mrs Lula Graybill was know around Carson for her kindness and her neighbors and friends and was a hard working woman and a wonderful mother. Mr. and Mrs. Graybill and their children are all members of the Reorganized Latter Day Saints Church. Mrs. Graybill was living in her home at 812 Lucust Street at the time of her death. It had been the Graybill home for 52 years.

Submitted by: Gail Meyer Kilgore, Mar 2003
Publication: written by Neva Kuhr


 

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