Carol Graff, 79

Carol Graff (nee Marschke), 79, of West Bend passed away Wednesday March 2, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend.

She was born on Jan. 1, 1932, in Milwaukee to the late Ernest and Mildred (nee Weber) Marschke. On April 25, 1952, Carol was united in marriage to Merlin Graff in Whitefish Bay. She worked in the office at the J.C. Penney Warehouse in Milwaukee.

Carol enjoyed playing guitar, camping, traveling, flowers, gardening, birds and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Merlin of West Bend; two children, Thomas Graff of West Bend and Debbie (John) Kobleska of Milwaukee; three grandchildren, Matthew (Katie) Kobleska, Amy (Jason) Steier and Kelly Jo (Aaron) Schmidt; three great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Grayson Kobleska and Brooklyn Grace "Binkers" Schmidt; three sisters, Lois Quindt, Audrey Riemer and Joan Seefeld; brother, Kenneth (Ellen) Marschke; three sisters-in-law, Lucy Marschke, Delores Marschke and Vonnie Marschke; other relatives and friends.

Carol is preceded in death by her parents and five brothers, Ernest, Eugene (Pat), Ardell, James and William Marschke.

Funeral services in remembrance of Carol will be held on Saturday, March 5, at 4 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. The Rev. Frank Baiocchi will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be Monday at 11 a.m. in Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend.

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