Sunday, March 24, 2013

H. Samuel Grabeman (March 22, 2013)

H. Samuel Grabeman, age 76 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 10:35 A.M. Friday March 22, 2013 in the Rest Haven Nursing Home of Greenville.

Sam was born November 8, 1936 in Dubois County, Indiana and the son of the late Herbert & Meta (Hoffman) Grabeman.

Sam retired in 1999 from ABF Trucking of Dayton, Ohio. He had also worked for Carl Subler Trucking and Pohl Trucking, both of Versailles, Ohio. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Military Police Unit. He was also a member of the Kentucky Colonel.

A member of the St. John Lutheran Church of Greenville, the church choir and had been a member of a Barber Shop Singing Group. Sam, with his wife Ruth, had enjoyed traveling, visiting all 50 states as well as Hawaii and their trips to Europe.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Ruth E. (Coulson) Grabeman June 22, 2010. They were married November 3, 1957.

Sam is survived by his sons Allan Grabeman of Fishers, Indiana, Daniel Grabeman of Portsmouth, Ohio; daughters in law Janice Grabeman of Portsmouth and Kay Grabeman Eltzroth of Frankton, Indiana; grandchildren Katie Grabeman, Luke Grabeman, Jessica Grabeman and Mary Grabeman, sister and brother in law Grace & John Parmelee of Wilmington, Delaware and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 A.M. Tuesday March 26, 2013 in the St. John Lutheran Church 7814 State Route 121-North Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Alan Knoke officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday March 25, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and on Tuesday 1 hour prior to the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the St. John Lutheran Church.

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