Barbara C. Graff
1929 ~ 2017

Barbara C. Graff passed away peacefully on June 29, 2017 in American Fork Utah. She was a long-time resident of Grand Junction, Colorado.

She was born May 30, 1929 to Arthur J. Carson and Fern Hawkins Carson in Los Angeles, California. She grew up in the area of Price, Utah and graduated from Carbon High School in 1947. She met her husband William W. (Bill) Graff at Geneva Steel Mills in Provo, Utah. They were married Nov. 15, 1947 in Elko Nevada. They farmed in American Fork, Utah and had two daughters Diane and Connie there. In 1958 they moved to Olathe, Colorado and ran a dairy business. Another daughter, Judy, joined their family. Two years later they moved to Delta, Colorado and opened Western Livestock Supply. In 1960 they moved their business to Grand Junction and in1966 opened Graff Dairy. Here their son Wayne was born.

Barbara was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in many positions from Primary President to Relief Society President. She served a mission for her church in Scarsdale, New York in 2003. She was an avid Broncos fan, loved to read and do puzzles. She had an outgoing personality and enjoyed being with people.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Bill, daughter Judy, step-father Delbert Wilcox, brother Gerald Wilcox, and sister Karma Dell Wilcox. She is survived by three children: Diane (Bruce) Davis, Connie (Steve) Johnson, Wayne (Kelli) Graff, son-in-law David Nichols, sister Betty Frandsen, 13 grandchildren, and 29 plus great-grandchildren. They were all the joy of her life.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah. Family and friends may call from 8:45 to 9:45 am on Saturday prior to services. Interment will be at the American Fork City Cemetery.

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