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LeRoy E. Graham

 

LeRoy E. Graham, died Feb. 12, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Aug. 13, 1934 in Rock Springs to Filmore and Alta (Morton) Graham.

He married Joan L. Krause on Oct. 6, 1954 at his parent's home in Green River. Together they had four daughters.

He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing and always included his girls in these activities. He was always an outdoorsman and cowboy at heart and loved working with animals.

Graham worked at many different jobs throughout his life to provide for his family. He worked for the Bosler Ranch, The Diamond Horseshoe and worked at the Wyoming Department of Transportation for 27 years until his retirement. He loved to keep busy so after his retirement he went to work for SPIC and SPAN Laundry.

He also served in the Army National Guard, and received the Top Cow Hand Award earlier in his life.

He was a member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Nancy Bernal and brother, Joe Maldonado.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan L. Graham of Laramie; four daughters, Billie Smith and husband Mark of Cheyenne, Gail Trujillo and husband Dino of Laramie, Carrie Miller and husband Leonard of Laramie, and Kay Luft and husband Brad of Windsor, Colo .; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Memorial services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral in Laramie with the Very Reverend Stephen Askew, officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Pat Spear, Pat Parker, Dick Hodges, Chris Thobro, and Bill Gillespie. Inurnment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cathedral Home for Children, 4989 North 3rd St, Laramie, Wyo., 82072 and Boys Town, PO Box 6000, Boys Town, Neb. 68010.

Services are under the direction of Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign the online guestbook go to http://www.montgomerystryker.com.

 

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