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Russell Ralph Graham

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Russell Ralph Graham

1927 ~ 2011

Russell Ralph Graham, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle, passed away peacefully at the age of 83 on February 3, 2011.

He was born on May 5, 1927 in LaGrange, Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Doris Burnett Graham, his brother Wendell Graham, his children Rozalynne (Clair) Price, Sherrilee Lindbloom, Sue (Kent) Sapp, Max (Julie) Graham, Shannon (Tom) Zalanka, Mark (Janeen) Graham, Georganne (David) Simeoli, Phillip (Allison Graham), and foster daughter Carol (Rod) Yeager. He has 50 grandchildren and 70 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Emma Graham and brother James Graham.

As an active and faithful member of the LDS Church, he served in many leadership positions. He served honorably in the Navy during WWII in the South Pacific and earned a degree in Forest and Wildlife Management from USU. In his younger years, he worked as a forest ranger. Later, he was a Regional VP with Fidelity Investments, VP of Marketing for Edward Jones, and Regional Manager for Shearson Financial. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, reading, and playing softball. He loved teaching his grandchildren how to fish and camp. In his retirement, he was a substitute school teacher. Recently, he worked at the Lindon and Saratoga Springs Wal-Mart as a greeter where he loved and served the people. He possessed a rare down-to-earth honesty, sense of humor and wisdom that he delivered with humility and love. His memory and legacy will live on with all of us.

Family will receive guests for visitation and viewing from 10:00 to 11:40 a.m., Tuesday, February 8, 2011, followed by the funeral services at 12:00 p.m. Services will be at the Harvest Hills 1st Ward LDS Chapel, 270 West Harvest Hills Blvd. Interment will be in the Utah State Veterans Cemetery, 17111 S. Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the LDS Church Perpetual Education Fund. Those who wish may leave condolences at www.serenicare.com.

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