Alice L. Graf, resident of Angelica her entire life, died Thursday evening, Dec. 12, 2013, at Meadowview in Bonduel. She was born on July 17, 1923, to the late Raymond Martin, Sr. and Clara (Berndt) Martin, at the family home in Angelica. She married Arthur N. Graf on November 11, 1944, at the Angelica United Methodist Church. The couple were married 59 years at the time of Art's death. Alice graduated from Angelica Grade School and Pulaski High School.
After attending Vocational School, now NWTC, she worked at Green Bay Food Co., and then at Pikle Rite Co. in Pulaski for 30 years. Alice also worked at Pulaski Housing and the Pulaski Senior Center. After retirement, she did bookwork for the Pulaski commission on aging. She volunteered as a STEP worker at Glenbrook School, assisting children in reading and doing craft projects. Alice had served as secretary-treasurer of the Angelica United Methodist Church for 15 years.
She served as the Angelica Sunday School superintendent for over 50 years, and was a member of the United Methodist Women's Society. She belonged to the local homemakers club, and was always involved with her family, especially her grandchildren. They were her pride and joy. Alice enjoyed the outdoors, especially her small garden and raspberries.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter: Gerald (Debra) Graf, Angelica, Pat (Cindy) Graf, Angelica, Sally (Tim) Slezewski, Pulaski; seven grandchildren: Rebecca (Jeff Sr.) Dendler, William (Tricia) Graf, Robert Graf, Carrie (John) Schneider, Lisa (fiancé Matt LaMay), Samuel Slezewski, Hannah Slezewski; four great-grandchildren: Jeffrey Dendler, Jr., Morgyn and Kadyn Graf, Rylee Schneider; one brother-in-law: Claude Bohn, Green Bay.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, on January 2, 2003, one brother, Ray Martin, Jr., and one sister, Marian Bohn.
Friends may call at Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski, from 3-7 p.m. Monday. The Visitation continues after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Angelica United Methodist Church, W1586 County Trunk C, Pulaski. The Funeral Service will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church, Pastor Loretta Waegli officiating. Burial will take place in Hillside Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.marnochafuneralhome.com
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Dec. 14 to Dec. 16, 2013
Marnocha Funeral Home
186 E. Pulaski Street Pulaski, WI 54162