Marabel Forbes

December 2, 1927 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 91)


Marabel Forbes, 91 of Prairie Village, KS, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Addington Place in Prairie Village, KS.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 26 at Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210.

Marabel was born in 1927 in Kansas City, MO and graduated from Southwest High School in 1944.  She graduated from Kansas City University with a degree in English and a Master’s Degree.  On October 21, 1948, she married James B. Forbes.   Marabel taught grade school for many years at Somerset Grade School where Addington Place is now located.  She always wanted four boys and that is what she had, Jim, Chris, David and Andy. 

Marabel is survived by her husband, James, Jim and Debbie Forbes, Chris and Barb Forbes, David and Susan Forbes, Andy Forbes, ten grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren.

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Memorial Service and Celebration of Life
October 26, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Johnson County Funeral Chapel
11200 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

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