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Florence Marie Graber

Jul 21, 2014

Florence Marie Graber, 92, Washington, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Halcyon House in Washington.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at the Eicher Mennonite Church in rural Wayland. Visitation will begin at noon Monday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will take place at Eicher Mennonite Cemetery in rural Wayland. Memorials have been established for Halcyon House Good Samaritan Fund, Eicher Mennonite Church or Hospice of Washington County. On-line condolences may be sent at www.jonesfh.com.

She was born April 7, 1922, in Lebanon, Ore., and was the daughter of Daniel and Lydia (Leichty) Steckly. She attended school in Albany, Ore. In December of 1944, she married Pete Stauffer. He preceded her in death. She later married Elmer Graber in June of 1966. He also preceded her in death.

She was a housewife.

Florence is survived by her children, JoAnn (Fred) Roth of Olds, Dan (Margaret) Stauffer of Washington, Jerry (Elaine) Stauffer of Albany, Ore., Ruth Neff of North Glenn, Colo., Wilma Leichty of Dubuque, Dorothy (Dave) Roth of Wayland; 15 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; a sister; four brothers; and a great-grandson.

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