Robert Grantham (1937 - 2011)

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HAZLETON - Robert Grantham, 73, of Hazleton, died Wednesday evening, June 1, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, after a short illness.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank. Burial is at the Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery.
Robert Grantham was born Dec. 18, 1937, at Valentine, Neb., the son of Henry and Olive (Detgen) Grantham. He married his wife Karen on Aug. 29, 1959 at Fairbank. Together they farmed and lived in the area 42 years where they raised their family.
Survivors include his mother Olive Gaede; his wife Karen; six daughters, Jean Ann (Robert) Henn of Hawkeye, Carolyn (Mark) Hemesath of Ridgeway, Linda (Chris Waterman) Taylor of Manchester, Shirley (Dan Brae) Grantham of Winthrop, Diane (Dean) Hughson of Winthrop, and Kelli (Nick) Krum of Winthrop; 17 grandchildren; three sisters, Joyce Bratten and Marilyn (Bob) Condry both of Vinton, Barb (Glenn) Hodgson of Dubuque; two brothers, Howard (Clarice) Grantham of Hartford, and Russell (Lori) Grantham of De Soto.
Robert was preceded in death by his father Henry and three grandchildren.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from June 4 to July 4, 2011