Roger H. Graff
1929 - 2021

Roger H. Graff

December 4, 1929 - January 11, 2021

Roger H. Graff, 91, passed on January 11, 2021. Roger was born in Firth, NE to Floyd and Violet (Beck)Graff on December 4, 1929. Roger married Sharon Reckling on July 6, 1951 in Dakota City, NE. To this union, three children were born; Nadine, David and Joleen (Jody). He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After 37 years as a U.S. Postal Service Clerk, Roger retired in 1985. He continued to help his father on the family farm. Roger and Sharon loved to travel and see friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Roger is survived by his wife of over 69 years, Sharon; son David (Jacque) Graff; daughter, Joleen (Jody) Suchan; Brother, Clifford Graff; grandchildren, Dr. Jennifer Elliott (Kelly Maxwell), Tony (Lisa) Graff, Alicia (Aaron) Clements, April (Keegan) Bacon, Amber (John) Black, and Tim (Lyndsay) Snider; step-grandchildren, Cori Princell (Stefan Gary); great-grandchildren, Elliot Maxwell; Jordyn, Jolee, and Jace Graff; Drake, Violet, and Guy Clements; Alexis, Kayden, Knox and Atley Bacon; Cole and Shelby Snider; step-great-grandchildren, Felix and Julia Gary. He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter and son-in-law, Nadine and Jeffery Elliott. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Memorials to CEDARS Home for Children. Online condolences at

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Published by Lincoln Journal Star on Jan. 13, 2021.
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I´m so sorry to hear of Roger´s passing. My sympathy to Sharon and Tony and the whole family. I can see him enjoying a laugh with Lyle in heaven. He was such a kind and sweet soul.
Carla Lasley
January 24, 2021
Sharon, David, Jennifer, I was saddened to read of Roger´s passing. He surely seated with God in Heaven. He is one of the best people I have had the honor to know. Peace be with you all, Doug Rose
Doug Rose
January 17, 2021
Sharon so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and the family.
Marty Roach
January 13, 2021
With deepest sympathy as you remember your dad .May your many happy memories bring you comfort and peace.
Susan and Einer Thomsen
January 13, 2021