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Ross Graf

July 23, 1953 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 67)


Aberdeen, SD-Funeral Service for Ross Graf, 67, of Aberdeen and formerly of Mina Lake will be 1:00 pm, Monday, May 24, 2021 at Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory.  Rev. Eldon Reich will officiate.

Ross retired from PB Metal Fab in Ipswich, SD.

Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens at a later date.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the funeral home.

Ross died May 17, 2021 at his home.   

Ross was born July 23, 1953 to Delmar and Dorothy (Long) Graf at Fargo, ND.  He was united in marriage to Judy Reis on April 8, 1998 in Jamaica.   

Ross loved family time and playing cards but also over the years he took the time to pursue many hobbies. Some of those were playing guitar, brewing beer, making wine, hunting, fishing, cooking, and baking bread.  He enjoyed gardening and had over 100 variations of Hostas. He had an eye for interior decorating, and it showed.  

Grateful for having shared Ross’s life was wife, Judy; step-son, Chad Lawler (Angie Fix) of Aberdeen; six step-grandchildren Natalie, Alexis, Ryland, Coralyn, Tavia and Phoenix; mother, Dorothy Graf; two brothers, Neil (Candi) Graf and Reid (Carol) Graf and two sisters, Ivy (Jeff) Samson and Delgene (Paul) Hornbacher, all of Fargo, ND.   

He was preceded in death by his father, Delmar.     

The eulogist will be Bill Daschle and special music by Pembrook Colony Choir.

The family prefers in lieu memorials to Avera@home.

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen has been entrusted with arrangements. 


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May 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory
1708 8th Ave NE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Funeral Service
May 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory
1708 8th Ave NE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

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