EMMA W. (WEHMEYER) GRABER, 95, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. Born in New Bremen, Ohio, Emma worked at H & R Block for 21 years retiring in 1989. She was a member of Emmanuel (Soest) Lutheran Church. She is survived by her sons, Steven (Jenny) Graber of Lillian, Ala. and James (Cassie) Graber of Fort Wayne; daughter, Karen (Ed) Cohen of Rochester, Minn.; son-in-law, Mike Smith of Wickenburg, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milo; parents, Fred and Bertha (Tilbury) Wehmeyer; daughter, Becky Smith; sisters, Ida Runyan, Bertha Knock and Martha Small; brothers, Martin, Paul and Henry Wehmeyer. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Emmanuel (Soest) Lutheran Church, 9909 Wayne Trace with calling one hour prior. Rev. Kyle Krueger officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial in Emmanuel (Soest) Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements with D.O. McComb & Sons. Memorials to Worship for Shut-ins or Emmanuel (Soest) Lutheran Church.


Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 23, 2012