Iva L. Grater
Iva L. Grater
  • January 28, 1922 - August 22, 2011
  • Prineville, Oregon

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Iva Leveta Grater, a Prineville resident passed away on Monday, August 22, 2011. She was 89 years old.

A Memorial Service will be held in her honor on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Prineville. Casey Cardin will officiate.

Iva was born in Liberty Center, Iowa on January 28, 1922 to Daniel Louis & Nettie E. (Clapp) Nine.

She attended and graduated from High School in Chariton, Iowa with the class of 1939. Iva played and lettered in basketball in High School.

Iva was married to Clell Doyl Grater on June 4, 1939 in Chariton. They moved to Oregon immediately settling in Prineville in 1939. She cooked for many ranches in Crook County while her husband managed ranches all over the upper country.

Iva moved into Prineville in 1958, and worked as a clerk for Eddie & Marie Lane at Prineville Men's Wear for many years and then worked for Bank Drug; retiring in the 1990's.

She was a Jehovah's Witness.

Iva was an avid gardener; raising flowers and vegetables. She was very people oriented and loved socializing & joking with the staff at Ochoco Village.
Iva is survived by her son Dennis & his wife Theresa Grater of Prineville, Oregon. And grandson; Monty & his wife Nikki Grater and great grandson; Connor Grater all of Albany, Oregon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and her husband in 2004.

Arrangements under the direction of Prineville Funeral Home, Prineville, OR.