JERRY L. GRAHAM, 62 ALBANY - Jerry L. Graham, age 62, of Albany, formerly of Freeport, IL, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 at his home. He was born on January 23, 1952 in Freeport, IL; the son of James and Ruth (Enos) Graham. He graduated from Freeport High School in 1970. Jerry married Sharon J. Sweeney on December 26, 1971 in Martintown, WI. Jerry served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years and the Army Reserve for 3 years. He was employed at Kelly Springfield for 15 years, and later worked for Auto Zone for 15 years. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose #754, enjoyed golf, bowling, shooting pool and spending time with family. He is survived by children, Patrick (Jennifer) Graham and Heather Graham, both of Monroe; his partner and friend, Christine Hartwig of Albany; step-children, Mike (Dawn) Hartwig and Jenny (Rafa) Herrera; grandchildren: Lucas and Casey; step-grandchildren, Sonya and Gavin; brothers, Thomas (Evelyn) Shaffer of Fargo, ND; and James (Debbie) Graham of Hustisford, WI. He is predeceased by his parents; brothers, Robert and John Shaffer; sister, Judith; and brother, Terry, in infancy. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Shaffer officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest cemetery, Albany. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, at the funeral home. A memorial fund is being established in Jerry's memory. Jerry's favorite greeting was "Good Morning" Condolences may be sent to the family at shriner111.com.
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Monroe, WI 53566
Published in The Journal-Standard from Aug. 19 to Aug. 20, 2014