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Frieda Vernice Graff

September 10, 2019

Frieda Vernice Graff, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care in Leoti, Kansas.  Frieda was born February 13, 1926 at Nashville, Kansas, the daughter of Joseph Henry & Johanna Marie (Kerschen) Ridder.  A resident of Wichita County since 1930, she graduated from Garden City Nursing program in the late 40’s and later worked as a Registered Nurse as well as a homemaker and Farm Wife.

Frieda was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary Alter Society, Daughters of Isabella all of Marienthal, Kansas, and Wichita County Health Center Volunteers.

On October 28, 1947 she married Justin Graff in Marienthal, Kansas.  Justin passed away on January 24, 2002 in Wichita, Kansas.

Frieda’s surviving family includes:

Six Children-

Steven & Shelly Graff- Leoti, Kansas

Carol & Ron Schuster- Phoenix, Arizona

Allyson & Dale Young- Thornton, Colorado

Elaine & Mike Hodgson- Overland Park, Kansas

Major & Lori Graff- Marienthal, Kansas

Deidre & John Davidson- Olathe, Kansas

Two brothers-

Elmer Ridder - Leoti, Kansas

Norman Ridder- Whitehall, Montana

Twelve grandchildren and Fourteen Great Grandchildren

Her husband, Two Sons, Roger Graff & John Graff and Two Brothers, Joseph Ridder, Jr. and Jerome Ridder precede her in death.

Vigil services will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas.

Funeral Mass will be conducted at 10:30 am Saturday, September 14, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fathers Tim Hickey & Benjamin Martin and Deacon Don Schmidt officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Marienthal, Kansas

Friends may call Thursday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the Frieda V. Graff Memorial Fund in care of:

Price & Sons Funeral Home

PO 161

Leoti, Kansas 67861.

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