Deborah Annan Gramlich
- February 24, 1955 - July 19, 2012
- Gladstone, Missouri
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Funeral services for Deborah Annan Gramlich, age 57, of Gladstone, Missouri, who entered into peace Thursday, July 19, 2012 at North Kansas City Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Reverend Carl Phillips officiating. Visitation with the family will be held 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Polsley Cemetery, rural Yorktown, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on our website at,www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Clarinda, Iowa.
Deborah Ruth Gramlich was born February 24, 1955, in Kansas City, Kansas to Vernon Ross Annan and Wilma (Semmons) Annan. She was a lifelong resident of Kansas City with the exception of six years as a child in Shenandoah, Iowa . Deborah graduated from Oak Park High School, Kansas City. She continued her education and became a dental hygienist. She was united in marriage on July 27, 1973, in Kansas City, Missouri to Christopher Gramlich.
Deborah enjoyed classical music and attended Park College in Parkville, Missouri as a young girl and played the violin in the Kansas City Philharmonic now known as the Kansas City Symphony. She attended the Mid-America Photography school and managed many photographers taking sorority pictures for their colleges. Deborah also attend the University of Santa Monica and became a licensed Gemologist. She enjoyed using her artistic ability in sewing and cooking and especially enjoyed helping her special friends baking and decorating wedding cakes.
Preceding Deborah in death was her mother.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Chris Gramlich of Oakview, Missouri; father, Vernon Ross Annan of Gladstone, Missouri; sister, Twyla Cochran and husband George of Kansas City, Missouri; brother, Steven Annan and wife Jean of Kansas City, Missouri; nieces and nephew, Kamell Clauson, Melanie Cochran and Connor Annan; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Deborah will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Her memory will live on in their hearts.
May God grant comfort and strength to those who mourn her passing.