Archive for Thursday, December 21, 2006

Thelma Grafe

1918-2006

December 21, 2006

Services for Thelma L. Grafe, 88, Lansing, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1020 Limit Street, Leavenworth. Burial will be at Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.

Mrs. Grafe, a homemaker, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Colonial Manor Nursing and Care Center in Lansing.

She was born Aug. 5, 1918, at Easton, the daughter of Daniel Boone and Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Kelly) Hall. She was a life long resident of Leavenworth County.

Mrs. Grafe belonged to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the church's Relief Society. At one time she held a position as coordinator of the Junior Sunday School, teaching children.

She also helped her husband with dairy and farming.

She married Arthur Reinhard Grafe on Sept. 16, 1935, at Leavenworth.

Survivors include a daughter, Nadine Grafe, Lansing; and a sister, Helen M. Lowe, Lansing.

Mrs. Grafe's husband and a son, Daniel Lee Grafe, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Aseracare Hospice, sent in care of Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, 500 Oak St., Leavenworth 66048.

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