ALDEN GRABER

graber.jpgAlden Graber, of Brook Park, died on July 2, 2008 at the Villa Health Care Center. He was 83 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICES will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, July 7th at Quamba Baptist Church. VISITATION will be from 3:00-5:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 6th at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home and 1 hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. INTERMENT will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

Alden E. Graber, of Brook Park, Minnesota, died on July 2, 2008 at the Villa Health Care Center in Mora. He was 83 years old.

Alden was born on May 27, 1925 in Pomroy Township to Otto and Mabel (Wenholz) Graber. He was born and raised on the family farm and continued farming until the fall of 2007. He also worked on road construction for Barton Construction.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1945. He was united in marriage to Marian Harms on April 23, 1949 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kroschel.

His interests included fishing, hunting and trapping.

Alden was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wesley Graber.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marian; children Kathryn (Raymond) Koch of Brook Park, Rodney (Lynne) Graber of Stacy, Barry (Mary Jo) Graber of Brook Park, Galen Graber of Brook Park, Terry (Sherry) Graber of Brook Park, Kay McAllan of Bemidji, Kitty (Raymond) Schwantke of Brook Park, Kevin (Laura) Graber of Burnsville; 16 granchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Rev. Ivan Fiske will officiate at the funeral service. Music will be provided by Linette Schwantke, Lynne Graber and Phil Halvorson. Pallbearers will be John Ogren, Mickey Larson, Kory Koch, Kyle Graber, Jeremy Graber and Luke Graber. Military honors will be provided by Mora American Legion Post 201. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora

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