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Obituaries

Obituaries

Sarah W. "Sally" Graber 1935 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Sarah W. "Sally" Graber, 72, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Inurnment will follow at Trinity Episcopal Columbarium.Mrs. Graber died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at her home.She was born April 17, 1935, in Emporia, the daughter of Gerald and Katherine Davis Waddell.She attended Monticello Junior College and received a Bachelor of Arts from Kansas University in 1957. She lived in Hutchinson for many years and then in Tempe, Ariz., before she moved to Lawrence in 1992.Mrs. Graber was an administrative assistant for the Kansas Department of Insurance and a housemother for Kappa Kappa Gamma social sorority at KU. She also worked for the Tempe Chamber of Commerce in Tempe. She was a 12-time champion golfer at the Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson. She was also a member of the P.E.O. Chapter AZ and Lawrence Civic Choir.Survivors include two daughters, Judy Hendrix, Sewickley, Pa., and Katie Hazelitt, Lawrence; a son, Joe Graber, Colleyville, Texas; two sisters, Harriet Hawkins, Thomasville, Ga., and Marty Smith, Lawrence; and five grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority or Trinity Episcopal Church, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Graber.