Ila Belle Grable

Sand Lake
July 5, 1934 - June 25, 2020


A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Obituary Notice

Ila Belle Grable
Age 85, of Sand Lake and formerly of Lake Orion, MI passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Tawas St. Joseph Hospital. She was born on July 5, 1934 in Huron County, MI to the late Robert and Gladys McGeachy (nee Talbot). Ila graduated in 1953 from Waterford Township High School. She retired in 1984 after 16 years as a school secretary for Lake Orion High School. Ila was an avid golfer and she played in several golf leagues throughout the years. She enjoyed reading and word puzzles and she was a member of the Sand Lake Women’s Auxiliary. Ila is survived by her loving husband, Raymond Lee Grable, whom she married on May 23, 1953 in Waterford Township, MI. She is also survived by her daughters, Debbie Masters of New Port Richie, FL, Sandra (Gary) Shedlowsky of Columbiaville, MI; 5 grandchildren, Rene Milne, Russell Agar, Rachael (Mike) Birk, Rebecca Agar, Cooper (Jessica) Shedlowsky; 11 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Dennis (Lynn) Grable of Spartonsburg, SC and sister-in-law, Lynn Spencer of Rochester, MI. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Irv McGeachy. A memorial service will be held at a later date. You may offer condolences at


Lee and Family, sorry to hear of your loss. We have some very fond memories of her here at Piney Point Florida. Going to miss her and her Smile.
— Nancy and Gary Bonadurer
Dear Lee, We were so sad to hear of Ila's passing. She was truly a wonderful lady. She will be missed. May you find peace and strength from loved ones and friends to get thru this difficult time.
Kate and Ken Howard
— Kate and Ken Howard
So sorry to hear of Lla passing. Our condolences and prayers sent to Lee and family!
— Bev and Dick Stone
Lee, Bob and I are so sorry for your loss. May God help you and your family. As tears flow down my face how much we enjoyed your friendship. Love to you and your family
— Cyndie Bell
So sorry for your loss prayers to you and your fAmily.🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
— Ann Maginity
Our sincerest sympathies to the Grable family. We were so honoured to have known ILA many years from their winter home in Piney Point Florida. She always had a smile on her face. Will miss her and our talks. My prayers for Lee
— Wendy Munson and Tom Walsh
Lee and family I am so sorry to hear of Ila's passing. Prayers and thoughts are sent your way. June
— June Scott
Heartfelt sympathies to your families. One of my fondest memories is when we visited you in Florida and bombarded you with all the kids! You were so gracious to us and always had a smile and a kind word. May you Rest In Peace, the Grow Family
— Steve and Pat Grow
Lee - My sincere sympathy and concern to you and all of your family and friends in the passing of Ila!!!! May your wonderful memories and all of those close to you give you much peace and comfort! The neighborhood here in PP won't be the same with her gone. God's blessings to you!!!
— Sylvia Daugherty
Lee, we are sad to hear of Ila's passing and send our condolences to you and your family.
— Bart and Kay Powell
So sad to hear of Ila’s passing I knew I wouldn’t see her again but didn’t think it would be this way
My prayers are with you & family TaKe care
— Donna Smith
So sorry to hear about Ila's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Lee and family.
— Harold and Carol
Lee, we are so saddened by your loss of Ila. We always looked forward to all Fire Dep't functions and picnics as she always had good words for everyone. She always asked about our kids since they all knew her from Lk Orion schools and had contacts with them frequently as I heard. Ila was a gem and we loved her dearly. Our thoughts are with you and your family, Lee..
— Ted and Sue Hunter
Lee and family. Many happy memories of Ila. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
— Mitch Lenczewski
We are so sorry to hear of Ila’s passing. Sending you prayers as you and your family go through this difficult period of mourning.
— Mary Majorowicz & Chuck Loach
So sorry to hear of Ill’s passing She always had a smile and a cheery word. Our prayers are with you and your family.
— Ron And Mary Jane Burish
Lee and family, Our prayers are with you. Ila was such a lovely lady and friend at PP. Hugs to all, Jack and Merle Caudill
— Jack and Merle Caudill

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