Marcella H. Graff, 82


Marcella H. “Mutte” Graff (nee Bublitz), age 82 years, of Jackson, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at The Kathy Hospice.

Marcella was born in Jackson on Sept. 20, 1931, to Herbert and Cora (nee Griepentrog) Bublitz. She married Gene K. Graff on April 29, 1950, at David’s Star Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jackson. Marcella enjoyed time at the cottage on Post Lake, gardening, canning, embroidery and baking for her family. She had a very big heart and freely gave her love to all she knew. “Mutte, we love you more.”

Marcella is survived by her husband Gene, children Christine Rose, Douglas, Shelly (Garry) Basing, Peggy (James) Cavender, Lori (Wayne) Strauss and Chad (Wendy). She is further survived by 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, brother Elroy (Ginny) Bublitz, sisters Delores (Myron) Philipps, Gloria (the Rev. Harvey) Jaeger, sisters-in-law Betty Bublitz, Kathy Bublitz, Dorothy Graff, Florence Graff, Betty Graff, special dog friend Molly, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Marcy was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Earl and John Bublitz, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

A Memorial Service will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at David’s Star Evangelical Lutheran Church (2750 David’s Star Drive, Jackson) with the Rev. Kurt Loescher presiding. Visitation will be at the church only on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 3 p.m. until time of service (6 p.m.). Memorials are appreciated to David’s Star Evangelical Lutheran Church or Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School.

A special thank you to the staff at Kathy Hospice for the loving care of Marcella.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050/ www.phillipfuneralhome.com.