Molly, just born
Molly Meriki Grabau
  • Date of birth: Oct 29, 2011
  • Place of birth:
    Orange, California, United States
  • Date of passing: Oct 29, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Orange, California, United States
If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.

We established this website in memory of our beloved baby, Molly Meriki Grabau, who was born on October 29, 2011 and died the same day.  She lived for three precious hours and passed away in her mother's arms.  We will always miss our daughter and will cradle her in our hearts forever.



Donations may be made in honor of her memory to the
Big Animals for Little Kids Molly M. Grabau Memorial Fund by clicking here.

You may also donate to the National Down Syndrome Society or to the Preeclampsia Foundation.  Our Deepest Thanks, Scott & Kresta


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Warrenetta Underwood on 31st October 2016

"I am thinking of you today and honoring a life that was so short lived."

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 30th October 2016

"Sheesh. Kindergarten. Miss you my niece."

This tribute was added by Nancy Louise Glass on 30th October 2016

"5 yrs old, a magical time--I know that you are laughing, playing, singing and dancing, somewhere, Molly. Scott and Kresta are getting your kisses on this day and every day."

This tribute was added by Toresia Verheyden-Gallegos on 30th October 2016

"Oh little one...how dearly missed you are. You left this earth way too early and not a day goes by where you're not thought of. Especially with your dear mom and dad. You will be with them again..but until then...be that shining star in the night and we will know it's you."

This tribute was added by Mike Long on 29th October 2016

"Hi Molly,

5 years can sometimes seem like a long time. Other times, it can seem like no time at all. For your mommy and daddy, I imagine that it's both at the same time right now. But I know this to be true...they have missed you dearly for every single day of these last 5 years, and their incredible love for you never wanes. You are forever loved and forever missed by all whose lives you briefly touched in this world, and always will be."

This tribute was added by Mel Grabau on 29th October 2016

"Grandmother and I miss you and miss you so much. Wish I could hold you and tell you so. Grandpa."

This tribute was added by Scott and Kresta Grabau on 29th October 2016

"Oh Molly, you mean so much to your mother and I. We love you very very much and we are so sad that we could not live our lives together. We will never forget you and you will always be loved. Daddy."

This tribute was added by Renee Wright on 29th October 2016

"We miss you Molly. You would be 5 and ready for school. You and your parents are still in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Carol & David Dey and Diener on 31st October 2015

"Kresta and Scott, Thinking of you and knowing this time brings back many memories of your loss of dear Molly. Hopefully you have found strength and peace with that special love always in your hearts. Sending love to you! Carol and David"

This tribute was added by Pam Rivera on 30th October 2015

"Scott and Kresta thinking and praying for you."

This tribute was added by Scott and Kresta Grabau on 29th October 2015

"Dear Molly, this year is especially difficult as we have lost another precious member of our family. Sweet little Sibyl passed away on Tuesday. She was the best cat in the whole wide world and today our little family feels again smaller. My heart is filled with such woe. I want to be with you both so much but you are gone. Your Mom and I hold each other tightly and are doing the best we can to live without you. I love and miss you so much little Molly. Daddy"

This tribute was added by Deb Stouffer on 29th October 2015

"Missing Molly today and everyday.  Sending love to both of you."

This tribute was added by Sharon Grabau on 29th October 2015

"Molly, Miss you with every beat of my heart."

This tribute was added by Margie Berger on 29th October 2015

"I'm thinking of the three of you today and sending love and prayers."

This tribute was added by Renee Wright on 29th October 2015

"Scott & Kresta - Thinking of you today. Praying for you. Missing sweet Molly.  All our love Renee & Henry"

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 29th October 2015

"Missing my niece today. Love you all."

This tribute was added by Francisco Perea on 29th October 2015

"She is a flower growing in heaven."

This tribute was added by Mike Long on 29th October 2015

"Sending love and light to all three of you on this day...my thoughts are with you, forever and always."

This tribute was added by Shelley Scully on 30th October 2014

"Scott & Kresta,
My heart goes out to you.......I hope her sweet memories bring you comfort....."

This tribute was added by Sharon Grabau on 30th October 2014

"My presioous Molly, love you with all my heart and soul today and always will.
G'Mom"

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 30th October 2014

"My precious niece...  how I miss you so.  I've been thinking of you and your parents all day today...  Sending love and warm thoughts."

This tribute was added by Francisco Perea on 29th October 2014

"Scott & Kresta my thoughts are with you, the spirit of your Angel Molly is with us. God Bless.
Francisco"

This tribute was added by Nancy Louise Glass on 29th October 2014

"Missing you Molly.....Thinking of you today and wishing the best to your mom, Kresta and your dad, Scott.

XXOO,
Great Auntie Nancy Louise"

This tribute was added by Margie Berger on 29th October 2014

"Time moves so differently when you have lost someone who is as cherished as Molly is.  Thinking of you Kresta and Scott at this difficult time and hoping you know that others remember your darling Molly and keep her in their hearts just as you do."

This tribute was added by Mike Long on 29th October 2014

"Scott, Kresta and Molly - thinking of all three of you on this difficult day. May the love she brought into your lives continue to shine outward into the world, and make it a better place for her having been in it."

This tribute was added by Linda Perrotta on 29th October 2014

"Hi Molly. Just letting you know your Mommy and Daddy miss you and love you very much. While you are in heaven visiting God, don't worry about your parents because God is taking care of them too and you will all be together one day."

This tribute was added by Renee Wright on 29th October 2014

"Scott & Kresta-- We miss you Molly. You are in our thoughts always. Love Renee & Henry"

This tribute was added by Nancy Louise Glass on 1st November 2013

"Dear Kresta and Scott,
My heart goes out to you in this time of remembrance of joy and of sorrow.  Molly is so beautiful….XXOO"

This tribute was added by Deb Stouffer on 30th October 2013

"XXXOOO to you and the little angel."

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 30th October 2013

"Love and miss you Molly. My heart aches for you and your parents today."

This tribute was added by Mel Grabau on 29th October 2013

"I miss you Molly.
I wrote it in concrete. I see you every day.
Bless you, G'pa"

This tribute was added by Sharon Grabau on 29th October 2013

"My heart aches for Molly.
All my love is with you today and always.
Mom"

This tribute was added by Renee Wright on 29th October 2013

"Scott and Kresta I pray for you every night. God is taking care of Molly and watching over you both. Molly is loved.  Love Renee and Henry"

This tribute was added by Robert Laplante on 29th October 2013

"This is a beautiful site to remember your little girl. Scott and Kresta, we're so sorry Molly isn't here with us today but we will always have her in our memory. You guys are in our thoughts today."

This tribute was added by pete katolick on 29th October 2013

"Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to both of you Today and Always.

    Pete & Leslie Katolick"

This tribute was added by Catherine Walsh on 2nd November 2012

"Your dear Molly is in my thoughts and on my heart this evening.

Remembering your beautiful first daughter xo"

This tribute was added by Psychic-Medium RobinCorder on 31st October 2012

"Scott, Kresta and Molly,
Our hearts go out to you and your family. We know the Love you share for each other and Molly is beyond words. You are wonderful parents keeping Molly's memory alive.
Love, Robin and Mark"

This tribute was added by Aoife Goldie on 31st October 2012

"Dear lovely Molly,

You are loved, remembered and missed, especially by your wonderful parents who ache for you always.

Love always,
Aoife, John, Seamus & Hugo xx"

This tribute was added by Rick & Paula Skinner on 31st October 2012

"My thoughts and prayers  are with you always.
                              "Grandma" Ginger Hampshire"

This tribute was added by Rick & Paula Skinner on 31st October 2012

"Molly, you touched the lives of many and are loved by all. You are in our hearts forever.  God Bless and  take care for you always.

Love, Rick & Paula."

This tribute was added by Carol & David Dey and Diener on 29th October 2012

"Kresta and Scott--We are so sorry for the the loss of your precious Molly and know this day brings many thoughts and feelings of the day she was born. Know that we send much love to you both and we value so much all the special things you have shared about her. We hope you find peace and comfort as you remember. XOXO"

This tribute was added by Deb Stouffer on 29th October 2012

"Kresta and Scott, I wish every day that Molly was here with us.  It's very hard to accept that she isn't. I think of her often and miss her beautiful face and little feet.  Just the other day I looked at the beach picture that I carry with Molly's name in the sand. I miss holding her in my arms and giving her kisses.  She looked like such an angel, I know she wouldn't want us to be too sad"

This tribute was added by Toresia Verheyden-Gallegos on 29th October 2012

"Dear Molly...I always wanted to meet you, have the honor of holding you, have the chance to see you grow up but yet, my heart is aching because I know I will never get the chance. I can't even begin to imagine how your mom and dad feel but I know their pain is amplified of the pain I feel. Please watch over them from the heaven you now are at. Everyone loves you so much."

This tribute was added by Mel Grabau on 29th October 2012

"Dearest Molly.
I miss you so much. I think of you, Grandma and I going for walks holding your little hands in ours.
Love Grandpa"

This tribute was added by Sharon Grabau on 29th October 2012

"Dear Kresta and Scott
Molly will remain in my heart forever. Love her dearly.
Thinking of you on this day.
Love, Mom"

This tribute was added by Janine Cappellino on 29th October 2012

"Molly... always in your hearts, always your Little Angel.
Thinking of you."

This tribute was added by Nancy Louise Glass on 29th October 2012

"Dear Kresta and Scott:

Remembering a day for you and for us that was filled with great joy and with great sorrow.  We will always miss Molly and all that Molly could be.  Our thoughts, love and prayers are with you. Love, Auntie Louise, Beryl, Sam and Lloyd"

This tribute was added by Shelley Scully on 29th October 2012

"Dear Scott and Kresta,
May God wrap his arms around you this day as it is the anniversary of your terrible loss.  She is with him and he is caring for her until you meet with her again someday...."

This tribute was added by Priscilla Faulkner on 29th October 2012

"Dear Kresta and Scott
I am thinking of you and your love for your daughter, Molly.  I will think of you always on this day.  Love, Priscilla"

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 29th October 2012

"Before the day consumes me with its business, I need to take a moment and remember you little Molly...  Not that I have forgotten, nor will I.  I dearly miss you."

This tribute was added by Averil Strand on 29th October 2012

"My thoughts are with you.  I know you will never forget your little daughter.  Avie"

This tribute was added by Yvette Durazo on 29th October 2012

"Dear Kresta and Scott, bless your heart for the so much love you keep for Molly and her remembrance. God knows you are wonderful and loving parents. Many blessing to both of you, and Molly that is with our creator."

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 7th May 2012

"I just uploaded a new song.  I heard it today, and immediately thought of you Molly...  Miss you girl!"

This tribute was added by Scott and Kresta Grabau on 30th April 2012

"It's been six months since you were born and died, precious baby, and we think about you every day.  We love and miss you so much, Molly, and we always will."

This tribute was added by Warrenetta Underwood on 9th March 2012

"Molly was a beautiful baby girl.  She was so well loved.  Thank you for sharing the very tender and touching story of her life.
Nettie Underwood"

This tribute was added by Aric Roberts on 2nd March 2012

"I have no words that I feel can make things better or different other than to say that you do have a lot of people that love and support you. We are here for you."

This tribute was added by peggy hall on 29th February 2012

"Thank-you for sharing your loved one with us. She is a precious Angel that will always be remembered by those of us who have the honor of knowing her parents and the love you have for her."

This tribute was added by Stephen Rochford on 27th February 2012

"Scott & Kresta,

I am so very sorry to hear about your loss.  Molly is beautiful and she has made a lasting impact.  My thoughts and hopes are with you and your extended families."

This tribute was added by Sonja Isakson on 26th February 2012

"I am so sorry for your loss, Scott & Kresta, and I truly share in your grief. It is my sincere hope, that in some small way, knowng that so many lives have been touched by your beautiful liitle Molly, you will know the two of you do not grieve alone.  Molly will be remebered, wih love, always."

This tribute was added by Ted Weatherford on 25th February 2012

"Scott and Kresta. I can't begin to express what a beautiful memorial this is for your wonderful daughter Molly. As I write this my heart is so very heavy with saddnes. May God be with you and your family. You all will be in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Kay Ryals on 24th February 2012

"This is a beautiful tribute to your little girl and a moving testament to your love for her and for each other.  I hope that you find comfort in each other and in the memories of the time you had with your sweet Molly."

This tribute was added by AC Heinze on 23rd February 2012

"So very sorry for your loss. Your loving tribute to your daughter illustrates what wonderful parents you are. Sending you peace and strength."

This tribute was added by Luanne McPherson on 23rd February 2012

"Sending you healing hugs and much love."

This tribute was added by Marsha Meehleib on 23rd February 2012

"This was a beautiful memorial. Kresta and Scott, I'm so deeply sorry you lost your precious angel. You're in my thoughts and prayers."

This tribute was added by Deb Stouffer on 23rd February 2012

"Very touching and beautiful memorial. I can't express how much I was looking forward to meeting Molly, your little bundle of sunshine and my sweet granddaughter. I will think of her when I see sun glinting on waves and in the dark, quiet night when I look up at the sky and see all of the beautiful, sparkling lights. Molly's light cannot help but live on in our hearts. I love you all."

This tribute was added by Phil Yates on 23rd February 2012

"What a wonderful tribute for a terrific little girl.  It has been awesome to be able to come here today to see how Molly has touched each and every one of our lives.  From all of us Yateseses, we love you Scott, Kresta and little Molly."

This tribute was added by Mike Long on 22nd February 2012

"From the start I haven't had the words. I still don't. Others here have said it far better than I ever could. I think of you - all 3 of you - every single day, and wish things could be different for you. We love you and are here for you.....always."

This tribute was added by Mel Grabau on 22nd February 2012

"Beautiful memorial. I watched the video 3 times already. I was so glad to have touched you and so proud to be grandfather. I miss you dearly.
Love, Grandpa"

This tribute was added by Jody Decker on 22nd February 2012

"Though the outcome is not what you had hoped for, the blessings that you had are many. I am so glad that you had the opportunity to sing to Molly and feel her moving about. Both of you are wonderful parents and the three of you are very blessed to have each other."

This tribute was added by Janine Cappellino on 22nd February 2012

"Kresta and Scott,
There are no words to be said that can ever ease your sadness or pain
What a beautiful tribute to Molly. She was blessed to have you both as her Mom and Dad. Your lives have been touched by Molly, she will always be in your heart."

This tribute was added by Lori Feinberg on 22nd February 2012

"What a beautiful site for your beautiful little girl. Thank you for sharing. I hope the support of friends brings peace to your sweet family."

This tribute was added by Robin N Mark Corder on 22nd February 2012

"Scott and Kresta what a Beautiful way to honor Molly. She knows you will Always Love her and hold her in your Hearts. Thank You for sharing something so Special, private and painful with us.
Her time with you was short, however, her impact on your lives will be forever! We Love You.... Robin & Mark"

This tribute was added by Newell Booth on 22nd February 2012

"Our thoughts and prayers go to Scott and Kresta.  Also to Sharon and Mel.
Gladene and Newell"

This tribute was added by Frank Fernicola on 22nd February 2012

"Scott and Kresta,
My heart goes out to you at this difficult time.  May you find comfort in the love of your family and friends who share your sadness."

This tribute was added by michelle clarke on 22nd February 2012

"Molly has to be feeling all of the love for her.  Our love to both of you, as well.
Michelle and Robert"

This tribute was added by Steve Mason on 22nd February 2012

"I can only imagine the pain you are dealing with. in a perfect world parent would never outlive their children. I hope you and Kresta are finding comfort in this trying time. Hang in there old friend."

This tribute was added by Yvette Durazo on 22nd February 2012

"Dear Kresta and Scott, what a wonderful way to remember your daughter Molly, such a little thing is creating an impact into every-bodies hear. Sending you many blessings to you and Molly, we will always remember her."

This tribute was added by Victoria Kozak Langsett on 22nd February 2012

"Thank you for sharing something so deeply personal.  Molly was a crocus, the flower that blooms brilliantly through the snow, so briefly, yet memorably........God Bless."

This tribute was added by Sharon Grabau on 22nd February 2012

"I saw you, I touched you, I wil remember you always and love you forever Molly.
From Grand"

This tribute was added by Libby Laplante on 22nd February 2012

"Such a beautiful tribute to your beautiful daughter, Scott and Kresta.  I am honored to have met your darling girl and will cherish her memory forever.  My niece Molly has taught me many things, and she will always have a place of strength and love in my heart.  As for you, dear parents - your love and grief for Molly are strongly felt and appreciated.  I love you.  xoxox"

This tribute was added by Karen Martin on 22nd February 2012

""There is no foot so small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world."
-Unknown"

This tribute was added by dennis stouffer on 22nd February 2012

"Thank you Kresta and Scott for blessing us with Molly.Our most precious and sweet Molly.
I will love Molly always, and she is with me, as I am with her, forever."

This tribute was added by Rick & Paula Skinner on 22nd February 2012

"Ginger sends her love, hugs and prayers."

This tribute was added by Rick & Paula Skinner on 22nd February 2012

"Dearest Kresta, Scott and God's Beloved Angel, Molly,   We send our love and prayers today, tomorrow and always.
Rick and Paula"

This tribute was added by gail mcfadden on 22nd February 2012

"Scott and Kresta,
What a sweet little girl.  
Gail"

This tribute was added by Margie Berger on 22nd February 2012

"This is a beautiful, wonderful site for your sweet Molly.  I am so touched by the love and so saddened for your loss.  I know that you will continue to hold Molly in your hearts for all of your days, please remember that others will remember and love her also.  I'm so sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Henry & Renee Wright on 22nd February 2012

"You are forever in our hearts Molly.We would have enjoyed watching you grow up. Kresta and Scott- Our arms are around you today and always. All our love, Renee and Henry."

This tribute was added by pete katolick on 22nd February 2012

"Scott and Kresta you are in  our prayers daily. You both mean the world  to Me & Leslie and the Big Animal Family! We're all here to support you in this very sad time.
With All Our Love! Pete Leslie April & Henry"

This tribute was added by Donna Lopez on 22nd February 2012

"We are very sorry for your lose. You will be in our prayers.
Love Kevin,Donna and Michael"

This tribute was added by Amy Townsley on 22nd February 2012

"My heart breaks for you. I so wish you would have been able to have a lifetime of wonderful moments with Molly; the fact that you have chosen to honor her speaks to the kind of parents you are. I know that this will never be okay, that you wouldn't want to forget Molly even though remembering her causes you to grieve for her loss, but I hope that you are able to find some comfort today."


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