Robert James Graen

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Robert James Graen, 83, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at the Dougherty Hospice House. Funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at First Christian Church with burial to follow at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls.

Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at the funeral home with the family present to greet friends from 5-8 p.m.

Survivors include his sons: David (Barbara) Graen, Champlin, Minn., Donald (Diana) Graen, Sioux Falls, and Daniel (Beverly) Graen, Sioux Falls; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brothers: Jack (Karol) Graen, Storm Lake, Ia. and Noel (Joan) Graen, Finksburg, Md.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Alma "Wiese" Graen; his parents, Robert and Rose (Brinkert) Graen; infant brother, Donald; and sister, Marilyn Jaycox.

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