Fay Graff

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Fay G. Graff passed away peacefully on her 91st birthday April 27, 2018. Fay was a, loving wife of Fred Graff (deceased) and mother of Candy Levy, Orange CA; Jeffery (Sandy) Graff, Burlington; and Eric (Susan) Graff, Whitewater. She was the proud grandmother of 3 and doting great grandmother of 6.

Fay grew up on her family’s farm in Cedar Grove WI. She met Fred Graff from Sheboygan, near the end of WWII and it was love at first sight. They were married in 1947 and moved to Delavan in 1951.

Fay worked as a secretary at the Wisconsin State School for the Deaf for over 35 years. She was a member of the Delavan UCC Congregational Church and served in many capacities for the congregation including 15 years as Sunday School Superintendent.

Adding to her joy Fay was mother to three children whose unique and individual talents and dreams she encouraged. She was a treasured friend to many and volunteered time, rides, and assistance to anyone in need including delivering Meals on Wheels after her retirement. She cared for Fred at home following his stroke. Their love affair ended after 50 years when Fred passed away.

As the cloud of Alzheimer's descended Fay bravely maintained her smile, love, faith and sense of humor. We will miss those things and hold the many memories of joyous family holidays, frys, and everyday laughter close in our hearts.

A special thank to to the members of Westosha Baptist Church who took Fay into their church, hearts and prayers during these last difficult years. Our family's profound appreciation to the staff of Pinecrest of Lake Geneva and Seasons Hospice for their loving, devoted care, finding ways easy and not so easy to make her feel happy, safe and comfortable.

Monroe Funeral Home, Delavan WI is assisting the family, delavanfuneralhome.com. A celebration of Fay's life will be held on Saturday May 12 at the Westosha Baptist Church, 35300 Bassett Rd, Twin Lakes WI. Visitation will be at 1 PM, followed by the service and reception at 2 PM. Event information is available on Facebook. People wishing to attend the service who need assistance with transportation please email graff.ride@gmail.com.

The family requests that donations be made in Fay’s name to Alzheimer’s research or to any organization of your choosing in lieu of other forms of memorialization

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