CARL IVAN GRABLE
Of Springfield, on January 7, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of 46 years of Frida Grable; caring father of Carl and his wife Julie Grable; dear grandfather of Taylor and Justin; brother of Albert and his wife Betty Grable; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and close friends and relatives. Born in Wyoming, Carl would serve his country for three years in the US Army. After his service he traveled to Peru with the 4H Club, where he met his wife. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Wyoming, and his Master's and Doctorate Degrees in Oregon before relocating to the Washington, DC area to work for the Environmental Protection Agency. He would stay with the EPA for his entire career, until he retired just a few years ago. Friends are welcome at the Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Road, Springfield, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, where a service to celebrate Carl's life will immediately follow. Inurnment at the Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.