HORACE — Francis Gerold Graham, 91, died Friday, April 12, 2019, at Rush County Memorial Hospital in LaCrosse.
He was born Dec. 24, 1927, in Liberty, Ill., to John Earl and Tenna “Fern” (Likes) Graham.
A resident of Greeley County since 1952, moving from Trinidad, Colo., he was a former employee at Greeley County Co-op and a farmer.
On Nov. 7, 1947, he married Violet Schenck in Neosho, Mo. She preceded him in death on March 9, 1991.
He is survived by four children, Lonnie Graham of Hays, Larry Graham of Topeka, Jerry Graham of Hays, and Lesa Klozenbucher of LaCrosse; a sister, Wilma Meador of Camp Point, Ill.; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Kenny Graham, Billy Graham and Terry Graham; a daughter, Karen Piper; a grandson, Marc Graham; and four brothers, J.D., Burle, Rodell and Homer Graham.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. MDT Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Tribune. Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune.
Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune.
Memorials may be given to Prairie Ridge Golf Course Building Fund, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com.