Joyce Graff

Joyce Graff, age 84 of Lamberton, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton.
Visitation will be on Sunday, April 14, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton and will continue on Monday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton.
Service will be held at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 10:30 am.
The clergy will be Pastor Todd Mathison.
Interment will be at the Lamberton Cemetery.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton.
On line condolences may be left for the family at

Joyce Marie (Bittner) Graff was born October 19, 1934, in Waterbury Township, Redwood County, Minnesota to Gordon and Agatha (Dallmann) Bittner. She was united in marriage to Robert Graff on September 6, 1952, in Wanda, MN. The couple farmed in Waterbury Township and moved to Lamberton in 1997. Joyce enjoyed bowling, bingo, dancing, gardening, cooking, baking, and playing cards and games with friends. She especially enjoyed family gatherings and attending her grandchildren’s activities. Joyce was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton and was involved in many of their activities.

Joyce Graff died April 9, 2019, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton at the age of 84.

She is survived by her children- Barb (Mike) Johnson of Lamberton, Judy (Doug) Knuth of Round Lake, Kevin (Char) Graff of Lamberton, Karen (Tom) Neperman of Lamberton, and Mark (Michelle) Graff of Marshall; grandchildren- Anna (Steve) Hesse, Tim Johnson, Grady (Amy) Knuth, Kyle (Maggie) Knuth, Jacob (Jenny) Graff, Lindsey (Ryan) Grunden, Shane (Chantel) Neperman, Emily (Elliot) Evans, Josh Graff, and Callie Graff; 13 great-grandchildren; sister Joan (Dick) Coyle; sisters-in-law- Joyce Bittner, Shirley Mattison, Diane Graff, and Bonnie Graff; brothers-in-law- Bruce (Elona) Graff, Dick (Joanne) Graff, and Fred Henkel; and special aunt Arlette MaKarrall. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert in 2012; brother Glenn Bittner; sister Bonnie Henkel; brothers-in-law Roger Graff, Gary Graff, Arlo Mattison, Donald Quiring, and Merle Coulter; and sisters-in-law Arliss Quiring and Janice Coulter.

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