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Loah Grabill
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1933
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2007
Bonner Springs
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Daughter of Charles & Cora (Grabill). Loah spent her childhood on a farm near Eagleville, Missouri. Following high school graduation, Loah moved to Des Moines where she worked at Meredith Publishing Company.

She joined the First Methodist Church in Des Moines and was active in many of its service groups. In 1953, Loah entered Simpson College and graduated with Honors in 1957. She then began her teaching career at Hoak Elemetary School in Des Moines, then taught at Oak Park Elementary for over 30 years. Loah received her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Colorado in 1965.

During the 1970s and 1980s, Loah starred on several local championship volleyball teams in the Des Moines Area. In 1975, she played with the famous Bumper Bums team which won the Omaha Invitational Volleyball Class A Championship.

Loah is remembered for her exceptional caring and love for others. She passed away on 5 January 2007, after a lengthy illness. Loah was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Erma Dean Grabill. She is survived by her brother, Raymond Grabill, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charley Samual Grabill (1896 - 1978)
  Cora E Smith Grabill (1895 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  George Leland Grabill (1920 - 1992)**
  Raymond Grabill (1922 - 2013)**
  Loah Grabill (1933 - 2007)
  Erma Dean Grabill (1934 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: On same stone with sister, Erma Grabill.
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Eagleville
Harrison County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Lena Grabill Mueterthies
Originally Created by: Coleah
Record added: Sep 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21362637
Loah Grabill
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Loah Grabill
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Loah Grabill
Added by: Julie Grabill Rasmussen
 
 
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To a long-time beloved grade school teacher in the Des Moines,Iowa school system, who worked with the handicapped, including blind and deaf.
- Julie Grabill Rasmussen
 Added: Jan. 12, 2013
 
 
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