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John "Jack" W. Graham

January 10, 1931 February 25, 2018
John "Jack" W. Graham
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John W. "Jack" Graham

Age 87 of Lennon passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018 of cardiac failure at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak.

The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Homes-Owosso Chapel on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm. Burial will take place at Yerian Cemetery.

Jack was born in January of 1931 in Newaygo County, the son of Percy and Violet (Adams) Graham.

He graduated from Durand High School, class of 1949.

Jack married Irene "Elaine" Swayze in Lennon in September of 1950 at their family home in Lennon and were lifelong dairy and cash crop farmers.

Jack was named Michigan Farm Manager of the year by Michigan State University in 1963.

He is survived by his wife Elaine; daughter Janice of Holland; sons Clifford (Sue) Graham of Vulcan and Dennis (Pebbles) Graham of Lennon; 9 grandchildren Tara, Kortney, Silverio, Goldyn, Molly, Joe, Steven, Tom and Sarah; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other loving family and friends.

Jack was predeceased by his parents, brothers Ray of Laingsburg and Duane of Owosso and sisters Erma Sanderson of Corunna and Beatrice Gasek of Flushing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Shiawassee County Fair.

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4:00 PM 3/2/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3/2/2018 6:00:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Chapel
120 E. Mason Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States

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