ONAGA - Diana C. Graf, 69, of Onaga, died Thursday, December 29, 2011 at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born August 18, 1942 at Sterling, the daughter of Harold and Helen Thornbury Proffitt. She graduated from Sterling High School in 1960, and from the Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Diana had worked at Community Hospital, Onaga, and was currently working at the First Trust Company in Onaga. She was a charter member of the New Hope Lutheran Church at Onaga. She played the organ and formerly was the head of the food committee at the church. Diana married Jerry Graf on June 6, 1965 at Alden. He survives, of the home. She was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Kelsey Brewer. Other survivors include a son, Ted H. Graf, Onaga; a daughter, Kim Brewer and husband Karl, North Richland Hills, TX; one brother, Arlen Butch Proffitt, Hutchinson; and three grandchildren, Kirsten Young, Derek Young, and Katie Brewer . Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 2nd at the New Hope Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the Onaga Cemetery. Diana will lie in state after 12:00 noon on Sunday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga where family and friends will meet from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Memorials are suggested to New Hope Lutheran Church, and may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 312, Onaga, 66521. A special message may be left for the family at chapeloaksfuneralhome.com Diana C. Graf
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Dec. 30, 2011