Hugh Graff

Thursday, March 22, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hugh F. Graff, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 12, 1916, at Lithium, Mo., son of William and Lela Belle Moore Graff. He and Doris Norma Doll were married Aug. 19, 1944.

Graff was a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II and the Korean War. He also was an aeronautical information officer with Civil Service. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and its Men's Club, American Legion Post 133, VFW Post 4282, Fleet Reserve Association, and president of Perry County Hospital volunteers.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Brenda Bendon of St. James, Mo., Barbara Carman of Washington, Mo., Bonnie Gunderman of El Paso, Texas; a sister, Lela Maricich of Lake Wood, Calif.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, and 6:30 a.m. to service time Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Christopher Cole officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery with military rites provided by Delta Team.