Richard L. "Rick" Graham

A memorial service for Richard L. "Rick" Graham was held on Jan. 27 at Milwaukee Central Seventh Day Adventist Church in Milwaukee. Rick passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 at his home with family, at the age of 81. Visitation was held at the church prior to the memorial service. The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville served the family.

Rick spent 39 years as a dedicated employee of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad. Member of America’s Greatest Generation, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and participated in the D-Day invasion and other battles throughout Europe.

Rick was a loving husband and a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife Sea of 60 years; sons Mike (Liz), Chuck (Joelle) and Ken (Chris); and daughter Janice (Steve) Marcus. He is further survived by nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and other family members.

Rick was preceded in death by his son Don and five siblings.

The family gives thanks to Wanda, Sherry and Chris, exceptional caregivers. If desired, memorials to the Salvation Army are appreciated.