Patricia Ann “Pat” Graybill

Patricia Ann “Pat” Graybill

Patricia Ann “Pat” Graybill


Patricia Ann “Pat” Graybill, 84, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2024, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester with family by her side, after a two-year battle with cancer. A Celebration with burial at Oakland Cemetery will be held at a later date. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester is assisting the family.

Pat was born on November 26, 1939, the daughter of W.R. (Duke) and Fern (Gaffney) Hamblin, in Manchester. She graduated from Manchester High School in 1958. After graduating from High School Pat worked at Wallace’s Inc. where she met Jim and they later married in 1960. She also worked for Farm Bureau Insurance, Dr. Krieger in Optometry, accounting for various family-owned businesses, and was a Kitchen Supervisor for West Delaware Middle School until her retirement. Jim and Pat enjoyed spending winters in Fort Myers, Florida until Jim’s passing in 2022. Pat will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Pat is survived by her two sons, Brian Graybill (special friend Kristy Sargent) and Kevin (Ronda) Graybill, all of Manchester; five grandchildren, Adam Graybill, Brett Graybill, Danielle (Landon) Schropp, Kaitlyn (Parker) Hunt and Jared (Olivia) Graybill; three great-grandchildren, Piper Jo Hunt, Clayton Hunt, and Marlowe Schropp; sister, Sandi Allen; brother-in-law, Steve Bryant; and her many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Duke and Fern Hamblin; husband of 61 years, Jim Graybill; sons, Scott and Shawn Graybill; one sister, Carol Bryant; and brother-in-law, John and Gayle Graybill.

The family would like to thank Regional Family Health, Good Neighbor Home and Care Initiative Hospice for the kindness and compassion that was given to their mother.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials in Pat’s memory may be directed to Care Initiative Hospice, 910 West Main Street, Manchester, IA 52057.

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