LAUREN GRAVER
FUNERAL HOME
Friedrichs Funeral Home Inc
320 W Central Rd
Mount Prospect, IL
MOUNT PROSPECT - Lauren Graver, 10 years old, surrounded by her family. Lauren is deeply and forever loved by her parents, Amy (nee Sablick) and Dan; her siblings, Connor, Claire and twin Emma; her grandparents Jude and Gene Sablick and Betty and Tom Graver (both deceased); her large extended family, including her many aunts, uncles, cousins; and her many friends. Lauren was a beloved 4th grade student at Lions Park School in Mount Prospect where she inspired students and staff alike with her ever present smile and determination. Lauren was a cherished patient at Advocate Children's Oncology Clinic and Hospital in Park Ridge. Lauren's family will be eternally grateful to her nurses, doctors and caretakers for the exceptional and loving care given her. Lauren was an inspiration to the community of Mount Prospect and beyond with the strength, bravery and grace she displayed during her illness. Lauren brought out the best in people. Please join us to celebrate Lauren's life. Wear what you feel best in, but know that Lauren would love if her supporters wear the attire of her beloved Chicago Blackhawks, as she will be. Visitation Thursday, December 28th, 3:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. at St. Raymond de Penafort Church, Elmhurst Rd. (Rt. 83) at Lincoln St., Mount Prospect. Visitation Friday, December 29th, 9:30 A.M. until Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M. at the church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please perform random acts of kindness in Lauren's honor. Arrangements were made by Friedrichs Funeral Home, Mount Prospect, 847-255-7800 or www.friedrichsfh.com.



Published by Daily Herald on Dec. 27, 2017.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Dec
28
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
St. Raymond de Penafort Church, Elmhurst Rd. (Rt. 83) at Lincoln St., Mount Prospect
IL
Dec
29
Visitation
9:30a.m.
IL
Dec
29
Funeral Mass
10:30a.m.
St. Raymond de Penafort Church, Elmhurst Rd. (Rt. 83) at Lincoln St., Mount Prospect
IL
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God bless you Lauren. You will be forever missed.
May 27, 2019
You will be missed
gregg ratica
Friend
May 9, 2019
The last thing she ever said to me was "you're awesome"

Colin
February 6, 2019
Lauren, you were my best friend. You were everyone's best friend. You always smiled at me, waved at me, complimented me at every chance you got. Lauren was the best person I had ever met. 2 years ago in fourth grade, I was sitting in the hallway doing work by myself. Lauren was in the classroom directly next to mine, so I frequently saw her walking down the hall. On that day, I heard the last words I would ever hear from her. Those words will never be forgotten. She waved and smiled at me, and as she walked away, she said the last thing I'd ever hear her say. Those words were "you're awesome."
Rest in peace
February 6, 2019
Dear Graver family: we are deeply saddened by Lauren passing away. She will be truly missed by all. My daughter Mona and all of my family''s hearts are broken. Your little angel will always be remembered.
Parviz, Nooshin, and Mona Ayrempour
Classmate
January 8, 2018
While I did not know Lauren Graver personally, I heard about her story through my co-worker, Rachel Pennington. I am so sorry to hear of Lauren's passing. My thoughts are with the family and friends of Lauren Graver. May she rest in peace.
Caitlin Driscoll
January 2, 2018
Rest in peace in God's Kingdom.
Stella Orr
December 31, 2017
Dear Graver Family,

I cannot express how saddened I am by the loss of your sweet Lauren. While I did not know her, after reading through the condolences left by so many, I get the impression that her sunny disposition will be lighting up heaven even more now that she is there. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers and may all the loving memories you have of her bring you peace and strength.
Gigi Mathews
December 31, 2017
R.I.P. little angel
December 30, 2017
May God give you the strength to persevere. Your angel is looking down on you and praying for you.
Patrick barrett
December 30, 2017
I am a volunteer at Lutheran General. I can testify to the compassion of the nurses and doctors at the hospital. Your little girl looks like an angel. I know she is looking down on you and praying for you. My heart goes out to you. She is an inspiration to all of us. God bless your wonderful family.
patrick Barrett
December 30, 2017
Dear Mr and Mrs Graver: My condolences for your loss of Lauren. May God give you comfort, grace and strength in your time of sorrow. May you look to the Lord as He will see you through tragedy and all other difficulty. Michael Kielbon, Naperville, Illinois
Michael Kielbon
December 29, 2017
My deepest condolences to the Graver family. Though I didn't know Lauren personally, I was really touched by her appearance at the Blackhawks game. Such a beautiful smile which will surely be missed by those who know and love her.
Greg
December 29, 2017
Rest in Peace Lauren. From one Hawk fan to another.
Lesia Kirk
December 28, 2017
Our deepest condolences to the Graver family. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Foula Apostolakides and family.
December 28, 2017
I'm so sorry for your loss. Lauren was and will always be an inspiration to others. I feel lucky to have known her and she was so blessed to belong to such a loving, supportive family. Thank you for bringing this special girl and her siblings into the world- it's a better place because of it.


Sending you love and prayers.
Breanna McCann
December 28, 2017
Sweetest Lauren. You left an imprint on all those you met. For me, I'll never forget our first day meeting you as your nurse and watching you grow into such a brave and incredible girl. This is a big loss not only for your family but your community and Advocate Children's Hospital. My heart is with your mom, dad, twin, brother, and sister. They are incredibly strong people going through heartbreak for which no words will help right now. Much love to them.
Nurse Misty Allen
December 28, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. Lauren was an amazingly sweet girl with a wonderful smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
The Martin Family
December 28, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss
she was a very brave little girl.
Sue Spaulding RN Care Coordinator
December 28, 2017
Graver family,
We were so saddened to hear the news of Lauren's passing this week.

Know that she will be with you always....she will live on in spirit and you'll see that often in the things and people around you.

We pass along this healing Psalm:
Psalm 34:18
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those who are crushed in spirit.

As the passing days turn into months and years, you will certainly grow to understand what God means when He says 'Do not be not afraid, I am with you....'

May the good Lord bring you peace and comfort this week and during the sorrowful days ahead. May you be blessed each day with healing memories.

Our hearts are heavy today. We will keep Lauren, the family and friends in our daily prayers.

May the Peace and Grace of God be with you today and every day.
Mueller family
December 28, 2017
Words can never soften the grief of losing Loren but know that you are all in my prayers. You are a special family
Sherry Nauer Kairis
December 28, 2017
Lauren it was so wonderful to see you participate at the Blackhawks Hockey Fights Cancer game. Your beautiful smile will be missed by everyone. Your everyone's Hockey Angel now. Prayers to you and your family.
Ron Dohl
December 28, 2017
From one family of Hawks fans to another, our heartfelt condolences in this difficult time. I saw Lauren on TV with Edzo at the HFC game and was heartbroken to hear of her passing. My superstition is to never wear Hawks gear on game day. Today I will proudly wear it in honor of your daughter. God bless you all.
Brendan Hayes
December 28, 2017
R.I.P Sweet Lauren.
John Stinson
December 27, 2017
Dearest Graver Family,
We are deeply saddened and so very sorry for your loss. We wish you all the strength thru this Difficult time. Lauren will be missed but never forgotten and your family will always be in our prayers. Alexsandra and Lauren were in 2nd grade together. She will miss her bright spirit and smiling face. Lauren is an amazing, sweet girl and we are so happy to have known her. Rest in Peace sweet Angel.
Sincerely,
Spyropoulos Family
Daniela Spyropoulos
December 27, 2017
I was blessed to get to know Lauren a little bit at Lions Park when I was on staff there a couple of years ago. I was amazed by her courage and strength and the love and support of her friends and family. I still have my #Lauren Strong shirt and will always remember her smile. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Kim Miller
December 27, 2017
You are all so far away from us out here in Seattle and yet we hold you close to our hearts during these unbelievably difficult days. We grieve for you and with you. Lauren touched many lives. She did so much good and created joy. You have our deepest sympathy. God bless you all on this journey. We will continue to hold you close in our prayers. I have never said this before but I will say it now, "Go Blackhawks!" Love to you all.
Barbara Brennan Wu
December 27, 2017
Rest In Peace sweet girl.
December 27, 2017
On behalf of Park Ridge Speedskating, our condolences to the Graver family for this tragic loss. She was beautiful and will be missed.
Mike Olijnyk
December 27, 2017
I met Lauren when I was in kindergarden and she was so nice. We also had a lot of fun in Ms. Black's 2nd grade class. She was a great friend and I will miss her a lot
Alex Cline
December 27, 2017
Such a beautiful girl, always smiling around school and town. May God comfort you and all those who loved Lauren and may her memory be eternal. Our deepest sympathies to your family.
Susmarski Family
December 27, 2017
My prayers continue to be with you...Love, T
Theresa Martin
December 27, 2017
I meet Lauren when I was in second grade with Ms.Black she was a very nice student she listen to the teachers direction carefully and did what was told I heard that she died I will miss her very much and I will always remember her as a very brave and respectful student.
Kai Saito
December 27, 2017
Lauren's struggles never stopped her from being a funny and a super kind classmate. She will be remembered for this and missed dearly by Katy. Xo
Lisa Hatzopoulos
December 27, 2017
Lauren was my classmate for the last three years and it's going to be hard to imagine life without her. She was a really good friend to me and I'm going to miss her a lot.
Colin Goodman
December 26, 2017
It has been an honor for us to know Lauren. She was a very special young lady who will be missed greatly. Her smile was contagious and inspiring.
Gary and Victoria Curtin
December 26, 2017
Lauren was always so nice to me. She was a great friend and I will miss her forever.
Colin Curtin
December 26, 2017
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