Obituaries

Obituaries

Robbie Graf 1942 - 2009 Pensacola, Fla.

A memorial service for Robbie Graf, 66, Pensacola, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Pensacola, with the Rev. Hugh Hall officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Stony Point Church and Cemetery near Lawrence, Kan.Mrs. Graf died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.She was born July 22, 1942, in Topeka, the daughter of Clyde and Alma Smith. She received a bachelor’s degree in art and a master’s degree in fine arts, both from Kansas University. She had lived in Denver and was a resident of Pensacola since 1978.Mrs. Graf started her own interior design business in Denver. She also owned Graf Enterprises, an interior design and graphic arts business in Pensacola.She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and the American Society of Interior Design. She was on the local board of directors for the American Cancer Society, where she assisted in starting the Patti Berg golf tournament and was a frequent speaker at local high schools about the problems related to tobacco.Mrs. Graf was a co-founder of the Les Gals Mardi Gras crew. She was active in the Escambia Gator Quarterback Club, while her two sons played at Escambia High School. She was also the past president of the Ladies Golf Association at Pensacola Country Club and St. Margaret’s Guild at All Saints Church, where she also created floral arrangements. She also volunteered for Loaves & Fishes.Mrs. Graf enjoyed playing bridge and competed in several regional duplicate bridge tournaments. She also supported the USO and was supportive of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.She married Alan C. Endacott on June 6, 1964. He preceded her in death in 1972. She married Albert C. Graf in Gates Mills, Ohio, in 1977. They shared 32 years of marriage. He survives.Other survivors include two sons, John Endacott and wife Pam, and Brooks Endacott and wife Nicole; a stepson, Michael Graf and wife Kelly; a stepdaughter, Susan Graf; nine grandchildren, Jason Graf, Lindsey Wells, Chloe and Roman Kowalski, Gabrielle, Olivia, Quinten, Calla and Lara Endacott; and a brother, Richard Smith.The family will meet friends after services in the fellowship hall at the church.The family suggests memorials to the USO Pensacola, P.O. Box 33135, Pensacola, FL 32508.