Archive for Friday, June 9, 2006

Obituary: Damien L. Grammer


June 9, 2006

Damien L. Grammer

Services for Damien L. Grammer, 18, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at the McLouth Nazarene Church, 901 East Lake Street, McLouth. Burial will follow in McLouth Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 9th, at the church. Damien's friends are invited to gather for a Going Away Party at 8 p.m. Friday in the church's Fellowship Hall.

Damien L. Grammer died Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Oct. 23, 1987, in Lawrence, to Wayne A. and LeAnna M. (Black) Grammer. He had been a McLouth resident for the last nine years, when his family moved there from Baldwin. He was a 2006 graduate of McLouth High School, where he played football his sophomore and junior years.

He worked for Tonganoxie Conoco for a few months earlier this year, and had been inducted into the U.S. Army. He was due to ship out Monday. He enjoyed playing paintball, lifting weights, and drawing blueprints and other facets of technical drafting. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Wilford Grammer, who died in January. Survivors include his parents, of the home; his sister, Ashley Grammer of the home; grandparents, Larry Black and Melva Black, Wichita, and Wilma Patterson, Lawrence.

Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the burial fund, care of Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th Street, Kansas City, KS. 66112.

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